Professor Michael Hanna, Senior Consultant Neurologist at Queen Square, UCL, London, discusses the developments in genetics in neuromuscular diseases with Eric Hoffman, Gordon Holmes lecturer at the ABN meeting 2017, in Liverpool. Professor Eric Hoffman (Binghampton University, USA) describes in this conversation his extensive work on the rare condition of Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy. This is the last of a series of podcasts recorded at the 2017 ABN meeting, held in May, in Liverpool,...
Nodding syndrome affects children from 5 to 15 years old in some parts of the African continent. In this podcast, David Nicholl, Department of Neurology, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK, is joined by Mark Ellul, ABN fellow, University of Liverpool, UK, to discuss the latest research in this epileptic disorder. They talked at the Association of British Neurologists annual meeting, Liverpool, May 2017. http://pn.bmj.com/
Professor Andrew Schwartz (University of Pittsburgh, USA) discusses the latest progress toward high-performance neural prosthetics with Practical Neurology's editor Geraint Fuller. The subject was highlighted at the ABN annual meeting 2017, held in May, in Liverpool, UK. For more content on this topic please visit http://pn.bmj.com/.
At the ABN annual meeting 2017, David Burn interviews Kevin Talbot on the his talk on Antisense treatments in spinal muscular atrophy. The ABN Autumn Meeting took place on Wednesday 3rd May in Liverpool. For more content on this topic please visit: pn.bmj.com/
Based on the ABN's Autumn Meeting, Martin Turner interviews Matthew Wood on the his lecture Antisense treatments in neurological disease. The ABN Autumn Meeting took place on 20th October 2016 in London. For more content on this topic please visit: pn.bmj.com/
Based on the ABN's Autumn Meeting, David Nicholl interviews Mary Reilly on the her lecture Treatable Hereditary Neuropathies. The ABN Autumn Meeting took place on 20th October 2016 in London. For more content on this topic please visit: pn.bmj.com/
Based on the ABN's Autumn Meeting, David Nicholl interviews Mark Edwards on his lecture Functional Movement Disorders - Phenomenology and Management. The ABN Autumn Meeting took place on 20th October 2016 in London. Recommended articles on this topic include: Explaining functional disorders in the neurology clinic: a photo story Alan Carson, Alexander Lehn, Lea Ludwig, Jon Stone pn.bmj.com/content/16/1/56 Functional neurological symptoms: welcome to the new normal Mark J Edwards...
Based on the ABN's Autumn Meeting, PN Editor Phil Smith interviews Peter Sandercock on his lecture Stroke Treatment - Past, Present and Future. The ABN Autumn Meeting took place on 20th October 2016 in London.
Based on the ABN's Autumn Meeting, PN Editor Geraint Fuller interviews Khalid Hamandi on his lecture Epilepsy Surgery - Who, What and When? The ABN Autumn Meeting took place on 20th October 2016 in London.
Hugh Morris is joined by Nick Fletcher to discuss his ABN Conference lecture "Movement disorders in young adults". The ABN conference 2016, which theme was "The Seven Ages of Man", was held in May, in Brighton, UK.
Practical Neurology Associate Editor Neil Scolding interviews ABN Medallist Prof. Alastair Compton, at the British Neurosciences Association 2016 conference. Alastair Compton, Professor Emeritus of Neurology, looks back to the history of the Multiple Slerosis research, the books he is publishing, advice for young scientists and his most recent medal. The ABN conference 2016, which theme was "The Seven Ages of Man", was held in May, in Brighton, UK.
Practical Neurology Editor Geraint Fuller is joined by Jon Stone to discuss two of his recent Practical Neurology papers on the subject of functional disorders. Dr Jon Stone is a Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Neurology. The discussed papers: Functional neurological disorders: the neurological assessment as treatment - http://pn.bmj.com/content/16/1/7.full Explaining functional disorders in the neurology clinic: a photo story - http://pn.bmj.com/content/16/1/56.full...
Practical Neurology Editor Phil Smith is joined by Ingrid Scheffer to discuss her ABN Conference Gordon Holmes' lecture: "Epilepsy genetics comes of age". Professor Ingrid Scheffer, paediatric neurologist and professor at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, is a world leading voice in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. The ABN conference 2016, which theme was "The Seven Ages of Man", was held in May, in Brighton, UK.
Welcome to another Practical Neurology book club podcast with PN editor Phil Smith. This time the club and discussed Oliver Sack’s ‘The man who mistook his wife for a hat’, and were honoured to be joined via Skype by Dr Sacks himself. Listen to hear his thoughts on understanding patients, how writing has influenced his clinical approach, and changes in neurology in the past few decades.
Michael J Fox, star of the Back to the Future trilogy, was born in 1961, moved to Hollywood aged 18 and while avidly lapping up the customary attention and refreshments, he developed Parkinson’s disease.
He has now authored a memoir describing his experience of the disease alongside his career as an actor. PN editor Phil Smith gathered the PN book club to discuss the memoir with Fox's neurologist from the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Allan Ropper, and in this podcast you can hear his...