1. Featured Article: Primary angiitis of the CNS and reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome: A comparative study
2. What’s Trending: Cannabis and chronic neuropathic pain
Dr. Andy Southerland talks with Dr. Anne Ducros about her paper on primary angiitis of the CNS and reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome. In the second part of the podcast, Dr. Heather Harle focuses her interview with Dr. Haggai Sharon on the use of cannabis analgesia in chronic neuropathic pain.
Dr. Ducros has served on scientific Advisory Boards for Novartis, Eli Lilly, and TEVA;has served on editorial boards for
Cephalalgia: Associate Editor, Headache: editorial advisory board member, Journal of Headache and Pain: editorial advisory board member.
Dr. Sharon reports no disclosures
Dr. Southerland has served on editorial boards for Journal Neurology, Section Editor Neurology Podcast
Patents Intellectual property unrelated to current work: U.S. Patent Application No. 14/910,890 (iTREAT study) U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 62/620,096 (BANDIT study). Dr. Southerland’s consultancies include National Stroke Association – helped develop website for resources regarding telestroke and teleneurology, Research Support, Commercial Entities. Dr. Southerland’s Edwards Lifesciences include perform neurological assessments for the PARTNER clinical trials of transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Dr. Southerland’s Research Support, Government Entities include Stroke Hyperglycemia Insulin Network Effort (SHINE) NINDS/NIH U-01 NS 069498, Health Resources Services Administration – Evidence based tele-emergency network grant (RURAL EQUIT-E Project) HRSA G01RH27869, and NHLBI/NINDS – Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN) – performed neurological assessments in conjunction with the neuroprotection trial of aortic valve replacement. Dr. Southerland’s Research Support, Foundations and Societies include American Heart Association-American Stroke Association National Clinical Research Program, Cervical Artery Dissection Expression (CADEX) AHA 3CRP141400001, American Academy of Neurology – Education Research Grant, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology – Faculty Fellowship Award. Dr. Southerland’s legal proceedings include Legal Expert Review – perform expert review, on behalf of the UVA University Physician’s Group, pertaining to stroke and vascular neurology questions for both plaintiff and defense cases.