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Sep 29, 2014

1) The takeaway Frenzel goggles: a Fresnel-based device and 2) Topic of the month: Management of sports concussion. 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. Reza Seyedsadjadi interviews Dr. Michael Strupp about his paper on the takeaway Frenzel goggles: a Fresnel-based device. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about steroid-responsive encephalopathy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Stephen Donahue interviews Dr. Michael Jaffee about the impact of concussion and traumatic brain injury in society. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Strupp, Addington and Jaffee.Dr. Strupp serves as Joint-Chief Editor of the Journal of Neurology, Editor-in-Chief of Frontiers in Neuro-otology Section Editor of F1000; serves on the scientific advisory board for Abbott and Pierre-Fabre; receives royalties from the publication of the book Vertigo and dizziness - common complaints; received speaker honoraria from Abbott, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Serono, Henning Arzneimittel GmbH & Co. KG, Pierre Fabre Laboratories, UCB and Eisai Inc. Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Jaffee serves on the scientific advisory boards for WETA (Public Television) Brainline, U. S. Army Peer Review Alzheimer Research Program and the NIH translational research outcome consortium review.