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Nov 24, 2009

This Podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Heather Harle interview Dr. Rod Adam about his paper on coccidioidal meningitis and brain abscesses. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about isolated medial rectus palsy in midbrain infarction. The next part of the podcast is Dr. Alberto Espay interviews Dr. Daniel Weintraub for our Lesson of the week toolbox about MoCA vs MMSE. In concluding, there is a brief statement where to find other up-to date patient information and current Patient Page. The participants had nothing to disclosure except Drs. Espay and Weintraub. Dr. Espay has received personal compensation as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; grant support from Codman; Medtronic, Inc; Allergan, Inc.; and CleveMed, and honoraria from UCB-SCHWARZ PHARMA AG; Medtronic, Inc. and Novartis.Dr. Weintraub has served on a scientific advisory board for Boehringer Ingelheim ; serves on the editorial board of Movement Disorders; has received honoraria from Boehringer Ingelheim, ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc., Novartis, Osmotica Pharmaceutical Corp., BrainCells Inc., Merck Serono, Sanofi-aventis, and Pfizer Inc; and receives research support from Boehringer Ingelheim and the NIH [#K23 MH067894 (Principal Investigator)].