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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Feb 20, 2020

Immune checkpoint inhibitors have revolutionized cancer treatment. Unlike chemotherapy, which essentially includes cellular toxins that can cause widespread and unnecessary tissue damage, checkpoint inhibitors are used to train the body’s natural immune system to fight off the cancer. And while they are...


Feb 6, 2020

The sole FDA approved indication for clobazam is as a therapeutic adjunct in Lennox Gastaut Syndrome. But as more and more clinicians publish their experience with the off-label success of certain therapies, we may see new indications for this and other pharmacologic agents in the treatment of neurologic...


Jan 23, 2020

In a patient with isolated, progressive hand numbness and weakness, there is a much to be learned about the clinical exam. Often, its all you need. This week, Dr. Aakriti Kothiwal (Cooper University Hospital) presents this week's clinical case and helps localize the lesion.

Produced by James E. Siegler and Aakriti...


Jan 9, 2020

The common teaching is that restricted diffusion on MRI indicates stroke—acute cerebral infarction. When, more specifically, the changes on DWI and ADC indicate impairment in the random movement of water molecules in a given tissue. With slower movement, as in energy-depleted tissues with failing...