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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast


Feb 27, 2020

This week on BrainWaves, we're revisiting the 2017 episode on recurrent meningitis featuring Dr. Jon Rosenberg (New York Presbyterian-Columbia). While we may not have made much headway in the treatment of these patients since the original show came out, we have made some progress in the neurodiagnostics.

Produced by James E. Siegler and Jon Rosenberg. Music courtesy of Coldnoise, Three Chain Links, and Uncanny. Unless otherwise mentioned in the podcast, no competing financial interests exist in the content of this episode. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and Daniel Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @brainwavesaudio for the latest updates to the podcast.

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