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Reviewing the Treatment Landscape for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

5/6/2024
Host: Charles Turck, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP Guest: Kay Davies, PhD, DBE FMedSci FRS Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic disorder characterized by the progressive loss of muscle, and it primarily occurs in young boys. And since there’s currently no cure, recent therapeutic advancements are aimed at improving symptoms and patient’s quality of life. Dive in to review the therapeutic landscape with Dr. Charles Turck as he’s joined by Dr. Kay Davies, who’sDr Lee's Professor of Anatomy Emeritus at the University of Oxford.

Duration:00:08:50

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On the Clinic Floor: Addressing the Most Critical Questions of Frontline Clinicians in Multiple Sclerosis Management

4/25/2024
Host: Robert Shin, MD, FANA, FAAN Guest: Enrique Alvarez, MD, PhD Guest: Jiwon Oh, MD, PhD, FRCPC The field of multiple sclerosis (MS) is evolving at a rapid pace from disease modifying therapies (DMTs) to diagnostic/monitoring tools to fundamental principles that shape how clinicians think about the disease. Though such advancements are welcome, they continue to raise new questions about how to optimize management for individual patients. In this program, real clinicians who treat MS pose their most pressing clinical questions to an expert panel. These specialists then provide their best answers through literature and their own clinical experience.

Duration:00:55:36

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ADHD in Older Adults: Key Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies

4/24/2024
Host: Ashley Baker, MSN, PMHNP Guest: David Goodman, MD, LFAPA ADHD is a lifelong disorder, but its symptoms like memory and concentration difficulties can often be misinterpreted as normal functions of aging. So to help address this misunderstanding, psychiatric nurse practitioner Ashley Baker speaks with Dr. David Goodman about essential diagnostic and treatment strategies for older adults with ADHD. Dr. Goodman is the Director of the Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Center of Maryland.

Duration:00:13:11

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Managing and Treating ADHD from Childhood to Adulthood

4/23/2024
Host: Ashley Baker, MSN, PMHNP Guest: Timothy Wilens, M.D. The treatment journey for ADHD typically begins in childhood, but therapy interventions must be modified as our patients transition into adulthood. So how do we support our patients along this continuum? Tune in for a discussion on ADHD treatments and the difficulties that result in a missed pediatric diagnosis with psychiatric nurse practitioner Ashley Baker and Dr. Timothy Wilens, Chief of the Division of Child and Adult Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Duration:00:13:09

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Advancing the Treatment of ATTRv-PN: What's in the Pipeline?

4/23/2024
Guest: John Berk, MD Guest: Sami Khella, MD Deepen your understanding of hereditary transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy (ATTRv-PN) with this comprehensive CME series! Gain valuable insights from patient cases, expert lectures, and interviews. Explore the complexities of ATTRv-PN, differentiate familial vs wild-type forms, identify red flags for early detection, and review the latest diagnostic tools. Discover promising new therapies and what the future may hold for ATTRv-PN treatment. Join the experts and equip yourself to effectively manage this challenging disease and improve patient outcomes.

Duration:00:05:30

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ATTRv-PN: A Family Affair?

4/23/2024
Guest: John Berk, MD Guest: Noel Dasgupta, MD, FACC Deepen your understanding of hereditary transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy (ATTRv-PN) with this comprehensive CME series! Gain valuable insights from patient cases, expert lectures, and interviews. Explore the complexities of ATTRv-PN, differentiate familial vs wild-type forms, identify red flags for early detection, and review the latest diagnostic tools. Discover promising new therapies and what the future may hold for ATTRv-PN treatment. Join the experts and equip yourself to effectively manage this challenging disease and improve patient outcomes.

Duration:00:04:29

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Shh…Gene-Silencing Therapies for ATTRv-PN

4/23/2024
Guest: Sami Khella, MD Guest: Marcia Waddington-Cruz, MD, PhD Deepen your understanding of hereditary transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy (ATTRv-PN) with this comprehensive CME series! Gain valuable insights from patient cases, expert lectures, and interviews. Explore the complexities of ATTRv-PN, differentiate familial vs wild-type forms, identify red flags for early detection, and review the latest diagnostic tools. Discover promising new therapies and what the future may hold for ATTRv-PN treatment. Join the experts and equip yourself to effectively manage this challenging disease and improve patient outcomes.

Duration:00:04:59

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Diagnosing ATTRv-PN: What's in Your Toolbox?

4/23/2024
Guest: Sami Khella, MD Deepen your understanding of hereditary transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy (ATTRv-PN) with this comprehensive CME series! Gain valuable insights from patient cases, expert lectures, and interviews. Explore the complexities of ATTRv-PN, differentiate familial vs wild-type forms, identify red flags for early detection, and review the latest diagnostic tools. Discover promising new therapies and what the future may hold for ATTRv-PN treatment. Join the experts and equip yourself to effectively manage this challenging disease and improve patient outcomes.

Duration:00:06:29

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Raising the Red Flag: What's Your Index of Suspicion for ATTRv-PN?

4/23/2024
Guest: Sami Khella, MD Guest: Marcia Waddington-Cruz, MD, PhD Deepen your understanding of hereditary transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy (ATTRv-PN) with this comprehensive CME series! Gain valuable insights from patient cases, expert lectures, and interviews. Explore the complexities of ATTRv-PN, differentiate familial vs wild-type forms, identify red flags for early detection, and review the latest diagnostic tools. Discover promising new therapies and what the future may hold for ATTRv-PN treatment. Join the experts and equip yourself to effectively manage this challenging disease and improve patient outcomes.

Duration:00:04:00

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The Multiple Faces of ATTRv-PN

4/23/2024
Guest: Sami Khella, MD Guest: Marcia Waddington-Cruz, MD, PhD Deepen your understanding of hereditary transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy (ATTRv-PN) with this comprehensive CME series! Gain valuable insights from patient cases, expert lectures, and interviews. Explore the complexities of ATTRv-PN, differentiate familial vs wild-type forms, identify red flags for early detection, and review the latest diagnostic tools. Discover promising new therapies and what the future may hold for ATTRv-PN treatment. Join the experts and equip yourself to effectively manage this challenging disease and improve patient outcomes.

Duration:00:04:59

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ATTRv-PN: A Complicated Disease With a Poor Prognosis

4/23/2024
Guest: John Berk, MD Guest: Sami Khella, MD Deepen your understanding of hereditary transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy (ATTRv-PN) with this comprehensive CME series! Gain valuable insights from patient cases, expert lectures, and interviews. Explore the complexities of ATTRv-PN, differentiate familial vs wild-type forms, identify red flags for early detection, and review the latest diagnostic tools. Discover promising new therapies and what the future may hold for ATTRv-PN treatment. Join the experts and equip yourself to effectively manage this challenging disease and improve patient outcomes.

Duration:00:06:00

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ATTR Amyloidosis: Familial Vs Wild-Type

4/23/2024
Guest: Noel Dasgupta, MD, FACC Deepen your understanding of hereditary transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy (ATTRv-PN) with this comprehensive CME series! Gain valuable insights from patient cases, expert lectures, and interviews. Explore the complexities of ATTRv-PN, differentiate familial vs wild-type forms, identify red flags for early detection, and review the latest diagnostic tools. Discover promising new therapies and what the future may hold for ATTRv-PN treatment. Join the experts and equip yourself to effectively manage this challenging disease and improve patient outcomes.

Duration:00:04:59

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Exploring the Role of Nutrition in Managing Neurological Disorders

4/19/2024
Host: Karima Benameur, MD According to recent data, nutrition plans like the Mediterranean, DASH, and MIND diets can help patients with a variety of neurological diseases, including multiple sclerosis, stroke, and dementia. Tune in to hear Dr. Karima Benameur discuss this research and how we can counsel patients with neurological diseases about nutrition. Dr. Karima Benameur is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Emory University who presented a session on this topic at the 2024 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting.

Duration:00:04:41

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Differentiating the Diagnosis Between ADHD and Sleep Disorders

4/18/2024
Host: Ashley Baker, MSN, PMHNP Guest: Stoni Johnston, APRN, MSN, PMHNP-BC Insomnia is one of the common issues HCPs see in patients with ADHD, and narcolepsy can also have similar presentations of ADHD. So how can we accurately diagnose ADHD from a sleep disorder? Dive in as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Ashley Baker is joined by Stoni Johnston, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Founder of Sulcata Psychiatry in Tomball, Texas.

Duration:00:12:08

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Understanding Pain Management in Children with Neurological Disorders

4/18/2024
Host: Charles Turck, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP Guest: Lauren Treat, MD Guest: Wendy Gaultney, MD Children who have neurological disorders and experience pain are often not able to articulate how their pain affects them. That’s why it’s important for clinicians to understand the brain’s role in the experience of pain and how to help these patients and their families navigate their pain. Joining Dr. Charles Turck to share best practices for counseling and treating pain in children with neurological disorders are Drs. Lauren Treat and Wendy Gaultney, who presented a session on this topic at the 2024 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting.

Duration:00:09:50

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Helping Adult Patients Find the Right Treatment for ADHD Symptoms

4/17/2024
Host: Ashley Baker, MSN, PMHNP Guest: Margaret Sibley, PhD In the years following the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians saw the biggest increase in patients 25 years and older seeking help for ADHD. And even though healthcare providers aren’t entirely sure where this trend came from, research shows that a lot of ADHD care went to telehealth during this time and advertisements from startup companies generating profit off of prescribing ADHD medications were hitting people on social media. So to dive into insights for providing these patients with good information, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Ashley Baker is joined by Dr. Margaret Sibley, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Duration:00:11:57

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Climate Change and Neurological Infections: The Effects Over Time

4/16/2024
Guest: Monica Maria Diaz, M.D., M.S. Climate change can have devastating effects on neurologic infections. One study suggested that the more population-dense urban areas are, the more likely several infections can be transmitted between humans. So what can be done to reduce this risk? Tune in with Dr. Monica Maria Diaz, Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. This is also the topic of her session at the 2024 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting.

Duration:00:04:30

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Differentiating Advances in Treatment

4/15/2024
Host: Omer Abdul Hamid, MD Guest: Nancy Kuntz, MD Guest: Migvis Monduy, MD There are many unmet needs associated with the use of anti-inflammatory glucocorticoids when treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy, or DMD. These include multiple, often debilitating comorbidities that occur with long-term exposure. Join Drs. Hamid, Kuntz, and Monduy as they discuss key clinical trial data for a novel corticosteroid that may be a safer and possibly more effective option for patients with DMD than our current standard of care.

Duration:00:12:26

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Maternal Stroke: Causes, Risks, and Care in Pregnancy and Postpartum

4/12/2024
Host: Eliza C. Miller, MD Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in pregnancy in the United States, underscoring the importance of knowing the causes, risks, and treatment of stroke in pregnancy and postpartum. That’s why Dr. Eliza Miller is here to share key insights from her session at the 2024 AAN Annual Meeting that focused on this exact topic. Dr. Miller is an Associate Professor of Neurology in the Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease at Columbia University.

Duration:00:07:15

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The Gene Messenger: Advancing Neurological Gene Therapy

4/12/2024
Guest: Michael Kaplitt, MD, PhD For the first time, Dr. Michael Kaplitt was able to perform a trial for a neurological gene therapy that was administered in a human patient to address damaged brain cells caused by Parkinson’s disease. This procedure used an adeno-associated virus to deliver a gene into the brain of a patient with Parkinson’s. The results were groundbreaking and paved new avenues for research in neurological gene therapy, such as preventative intervention. Join health and science journalist Catherine Price as she speaks with Dr. Michael Kaplitt, Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, as he discusses the story of his breakthrough and how he’s continuing to evolve the field of neurosurgery. © 2024 NewYork-Presbyterian

Duration:00:25:28