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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Oct 17, 2019

College is a tough time for any kid. But it should also be exciting. Then to experience the freedoms of young adulthood, only later to face the horrifying reality of a progressive neurodegenerative condition...it's not something anyone should experience. In this week's continuation of the patient narrative series, Dr....


Oct 3, 2019

Sara Henya would have you recognize her for her music, not her malady. While she may have Tourette Syndrome, she refuses to let it define her. In this week's episode of BrainWaves, we're launching a two part series featuring people who are living with a chronic neurologic illness--how they were diagnosed, how they cope...


Sep 26, 2019

This week on the program, our earlier episode on the multidisciplinary care of ALS patients gets a face lift. Since it originally aired in 2016, there have been several important advances in the treatment of these patients--including the first FDA approved therapy for this condition in more than 2 decades. But many of...


Sep 19, 2019

In this week's clinical case, Dr. Mike Bradshaw (Chicago Medical School and Billings Clinic) walks us through the case of a young woman with HSV encephalitis.

With a twist.

SPOILER ALERT: If you don't want to know the answer, DON'T LOOK AT THE SHOWNOTES!

Produced by James E. Siegler and Mike Bradshaw. Music courtesy of...


Sep 12, 2019

We just used clinical trial data regarding eculizumab in myasthenia gravis as an example of how to critically appraise the literature, and in this week's program...MORE data on the efficacy of eculizumab in another neurological condition. This week on BrainWaves, the exciting results of the PREVENT trial and the future...