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September 18 2018 Issue

1. Cerebello-spinal tDCS in ataxia: A randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled, crossover trial

2. What’s Trending: Emerging therapies for spinal muscular atrophy and Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Dr. Jeff Ratliff talks with Dr. Alberto Benussi about his paper on cerebellar anodal and spinal cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation as a therapeutic approach for reducing symptoms in patients with neurodegenerative ataxia. In the second part of the podcast, we are featuring a discussion with Dr. Ted Burns and Stat reporter Adam Feuerstein on two emerging therapies for spinal muscular atrophy and Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

DISCLOSURES: Dr. Ratliff has received speaker honoraria from Teva and US WorldMeds LLC; is the deputy editor for the Neurology Podcast; has been a consultant for UCB Pharmaceuticals, US WorldMeds LLC, Medscape, and Retrophin Inc; and has served on speakers’ bureaus for Teva and US WorldMeds LLC. Dr. Burns has served on scientific advisory boards for Argenx, UCB, and CSL Behring; has received travel funding/speaker honoraria from Argenx and Alexion; and has received support for consulting activities from UCB Pharma and CSL Behring. Dr. Benussi and Mr. Feuerstein report no disclosures.
September 18 2018 Issue
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