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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Dec 27, 2018

As I'm sitting in a coffee shop in upstate New York this holiday season, procrastinating on the various papers that need writing, bills that need paying, and Christmas cards that need writing, I can't help but feel comforted by the warm relief of a cup of coffee. The rich aroma and jolting heat which come with the...


Dec 20, 2018

This week, part 2 of our 2-part primer on Huntington Disease. Treatment. From tried-and-true therapies to the latest-and-greatest compounds being studied in clinical trials. Enjoy!

Produced by James E. Siegler and Stephen Aradi. Music by Mike Durek, Jesse Spillane, Lee Rosevere, Jason Shaw and Dr. Turtle. Sound effects...


Dec 13, 2018

Want to make a name for yourself? Declare yourself chief of something. Or chief of many things, as Dr. S. A. Kinnier Wilson did. This week on the podcast, we commemorate his legacy and his commitment to neurology.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Chris Zabriskie and Mystery Mammal. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and...


Dec 6, 2018

You may be able to recognize chorea. But what does it make you think of besides Huntington Disease? In this two part series, we'll cover the clinical manifestations, differential diagnosis, and management of Huntington Disease. In part 1, Dr. Travis Lewis (University of Pennsylvania) creates a framework for...


Nov 22, 2018

Of the "reversible" causes of dementia, normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) may be the most controversial. But there is something to be said about how surgical intervention alters the physiology of patients who present with gait impairment, ventriculomegaly, and normal CSF pressure. This week on the show, we discuss the...