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Case Report: Hemichorea in a Woman With Diabetes

Nonketotic hyperglycemic hemiballism-hemichorea can present radiographically before clinical symptoms are seen.

Erin Fiedler, DO; and José Biller, MD, FAAN, FACP, FAHA

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Gene Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

Gene therapies can be safely delivered; the questions of when, where, and why to use them remains.

Frederick Hitti, MD, PhD

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Antisense Oligonucleotide Therapies

Antisense oligonucleotides are a promising new therapeutic class being studied for the treatment of movement disorders.

Amber D. Van Laar, MD; and Victor S. Van Laar, PhD

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Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders

New formulations for motor symptoms and new treatments for nonmotor symptoms provide more options.

Zehra Farzal, MD; Guillaume Lamotte MD, MSc; and Laxman B. Bahroo, DO

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Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Update

New formulations for motor symptoms and new treatments for nonmotor symptoms provide more options.

Zehra Farzal, MD; Guillaume Lamotte MD, MSc; and Laxman B. Bahroo, DO

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Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Imaging studies can differentiate Parkinson’s from other causes of parkinsonism.

Catherine L. Gallagher, MD

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Movement Disorders Aims for Precision

With the refinement of treatments and imaging and new technologies, the field of movement disorders speeds toward precision medicine.

Stephen M. Gollomp, MD

About The Cover Artist

About the Cover Artist: Patrick J. Murphy

Patrick J. Murphy considered his Parkinson’s disease diagnosis a wake-up call and permission slip to pursue a lifelong dream in fine art.


Movement Disorders Moment: Asleep Deep Brain Stimulation

Image-guided image-verified deep brain stimulation implantation provides safer and more accurate electrode placement.

Chengyuan Wu, MD, MSBmE


Movement Disorders Moment: Neurodegenerative Spinocerebellar Ataxia

Can we do better than localizing the lesion?

Liana Rosenthal, MD, PhD

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Case Report: Hemiparkinsonism in a Patient With Multiple Sclerosis

In this case, there was a causal relationship between comorbid diseases.

Andrea P. Lee, MD; Giulietta M. Riboldi, MD; Ilya Kister, MD; Jonathan E. Howard, MD; and Ritesh A. Ramdhani, MD


Hometown Highlights: Procedural Treatments for Movement Disorders

The Philadelphia Neurologic Society explores the journey from thalamotomy to MR-guided focused ultrasound for movement disorders.

Gordon H. Baltuch, MD, PhD

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The Importance of Sleep

Sleep has a critical role in brain health and is an essential part of improving neurologic care for all of our patients.

Logan Schneider, MD

Movement Disorders Moment: Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder

This sleep disorder is a strong predictor for the development of synucleinopathies, including Parkinson's disease, multiple system atrophy, and dementia with Lewy bodies.

Ahmad Alsibai, MD; and Jill M. Giordano Farmer, DO

Sleep & Neurodegenerative Disease

Sleep problems are common and treatable in neurodegenerative disorders, and may also be a treatable risk factor and early biomarker.

Raman K. Malhotra, MD

Special Report

2018 Drug and Device Approvals for Neurology

Spotlight Topic: Neuropsychiatry

Cognitive Complaints and Neuropsychologic Testing

When should neuropsychologic tests be ordered and what questions should testing answer?

Nabil Ali, MD; Laura M. Clark, PhD, ABPP; and Kendra Corning, PsyD, HSPP

Healthy Cognitive Aging

There are evidence-based tools for staying sharp throughout the lifespan.

Brian K. Lebowitz, PhD, ABPP-CN; Elizabeth Londen, PhD; and Thomas Preston, PhD, ABPP-CN

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Treating Stress to Improve Neurologic Outcomes

Research on the interaction between hormones and seizures supports the importance of helping patients manage stress.

Riley Bove, MD, MMSc; and Graham R. Huesmann, MD, PhD

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Wellness and Neurology

There is clear evidence for promoting wellness practices to all patients with neurologic disorders.

Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA

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