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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Aug 8, 2019

Clean up on aisle 4!

Or should it be IL-4? In this week's installment of the BrainWaves Podcast, we submerge ourselves into the microscopic environment of Alzheimer's pathology. It's interesting, it's messy, and whoever made this mess is also responsible for the clean up.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music courtesy of...


Aug 1, 2019

In one of our previous Teaching through Clinical Cases, Dr. Sneha Mantri (formerly a movement disorders fellow at the Philadelphia VA, now an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Duke) took us through the case of a gentleman with gait instability and falls. We are re-releasing this show with an update on the 2017 revised...


Jul 25, 2019

A 50-year-old gentleman presents with severe headaches and speech disturbance. The MRI shows acute strokes and multifocal vascular irregularities. Is it reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome or primary angiitis of the central nervous system? Or is it something else entirely?

RCVS and PACNS almost always pose a...


Jul 11, 2019

In this week's Teaching through Clinical Cases, Dr. Olga Rosenveld Thon (Drexel) walks us through the challenging management decisions that emerge in the care of women with demyelinating disease. Why are women prone to multiple sclerosis? How do pregnancy, breastfeeding, and menopause influence the disease course--and...


Jun 27, 2019

In episode 142, Jim Siegler is joined by Dr. Deena Kuruvilla (Yale University School of Medicine) to discuss the 5 trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias--what we know about the pathophysiology, the diagnostic criteria, and current and future management strategies.

Produced by James E. Siegler and Deena Kuruvilla. Music...