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The touchNEUROLOGY website provides a selection of resources to inform clinicians and patients about the latest developments in the field. The following are quick, non peer-reviewed, opinion-based updates addressing current trends and opinion on the most recent advances in the area of neurology:

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Highlights from the 70th Annual AAN Meeting 2018: focus on spinal muscular atrophy

Katrina Mountfort, Freelance Medical Writer for Touch Medical Media, UK
Tim Sheldrick, Group Director and Advisory Editor, Touch Medical Media, UK

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Leading experts on the management of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) discuss outcome measures, and how a composite score incorporating multiple assessments may be developed. Support: The filming of this video was supported by Grifols.
Richard Finkel (Nemours Children's Hospital), recipient of this year's Sidney Carter Award in Child Neurology, speaks to us on the topic of his presentation during the AAN 2018 Presidential Plenary Session, entitled: Spinal Muscular Atrophy Is a Treatable Neurodegenerative Disease. Questions 1. What is the mechanism of action of nusinersen in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)? (0:11) 2. What were the major findings of the ENDEAR study? (0:48) 3. Could you tell us a little about the use of gene replacement therapy in SMA? (1:21) 4. What are the relative benefits and limitations of the two new approaches? (2:14) 5. Can you summarize some of the other therapies currently under investigation for SMA? (3:20) 6. What are the implications for SMA in the future? (4:33) Speaker disclosures: Richard Finkel has received personal compensation for consulting, serving on a scientific advisory board, speaking, or other activities with consulting fees and travel costs from AveXis, Biogen, Catabasis, Ionis, Mitobridge, and Summit. Dr. Finkel's institution has received research support to perform clinical trials from Biogen, BMS, Catabasis, Cytokinetics, Ionis, Lilly, ReveraGen, Sarepta, and Summit. Filmed at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting 2018, Los Angeles, CA, US, April 2018.

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Richard Finkel (Nemours Children's Hospital), recipient of this year's Sidney Carter Award in Child Neurology, speaks to us on the topic of his presentation during the AAN 2018 Presidential Plenary Session, entitled: Spinal Muscular Atrophy Is a Treatable Neurodegenerative...
Said Beydoun (Keck Medical Center, University of Southern California), our Editor-in Chief of US Neurology, discusses his recently published article co-authored with Jeffrey Rosenfeld, entitled: Edaravone in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis—Lessons from the Clinical Development Program and the...
Editor-in-Chief of US Neurology, Prof. Said Beydoun, reviews the differential diagnoses for multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN), and summarizes the emerging technologies for the diagnosis of MMN. Part 2 of 2 View part 1 here. Speaker disclosures: Consultant: Grifols, Shire. Speaker: Grifols....
Editor-in-Chief of US Neurology, Prof. Said Beydoun, reviews the differences between multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) and entrapment neuropathy, and discusses the consequences of delayed MMN diagnosis. Part 1 of 2. View part 2 here. Speaker disclosures: Consultant: Grifols, Shire. Speaker:...
Four leading experts consider aspects of optimal CIDP management including the need to investigate new composite outcome measures that are meaningful to physicians and their patients and can ideally be tracked/monitored utilizing modern technology. Support: The filming of this video was...
Leading experts on the management of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) discuss outcome measures, and how a composite score incorporating multiple assessments may be developed. Support: The filming of this video was supported by Grifols.

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