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First Participants Enrolled in Trial of Nanocrystalline Gold for Treatment of ALS
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Gold nanocrystal
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Special Report

Palliative Neurology

Neurologists need to have a palliative care skill set.

Jessica M. Baker, MD

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy

A review of available treatments.

Diana Castro, MD

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

There are both disease-modifying and symptom-reducing treatments available and emerging treatment possibilities.

Zachary S. Gillis, BS, and Michael S. Cartwright, MD, MS

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Myasthenia Gravis Treatment

There are both disease-modifying and symptom-reducing treatments available and emerging treatment possibilities.

Vanessa Baute Penry, MD, and Rachana Gandhi Mehta, MD

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Porphyric Neuropathy

Timely diagnosis and treatment and new medications to prevent attacks provide more options for treating acute hepatic porphyrias.

Rachana Gandhi Mehta, MD; Vanessa Baute Penry, MD; and Herbert Lloyd Bonkovsky, MD

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Transthyretin Familal Amyloid Neuropathy

Early detection can lead to earlier interventions that can slow disease progression significantly

Jordan Mayberry, MD; Lisa D. Hobson-Webb, MD; and Karissa Gable, MD

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Muscle MRI for Neuromuscular Disorders

Using muscle MRI to diagnose neuromuscular conditions requires awareness of different patterns of muscle involvement.

Stefan Nicolau, MD, and Elie Naddaf, MD

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Pompe Disease

New treatments, available and in development, underscore need for high degree of suspicion for Pompe disease in differential for weakness and respiratory difficulties.

Jonathan Cauchi, MD

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Well-established corticosteroid therapy prolongs life, and potentially curative new treatments are in development.

Craig Zaidman, MD

July/August 2020 teaser

Chief Medical Editor's Page

The Future of Neuromuscular Disorders is Now

The neuromuscular world as we know it is changing before our eyes.

Monika Krzesniak-Swinarska, MD

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About The Cover Artist

Kathy Q. Parks celebrates the gift of artistic expression and its power to heal.

Kathy Q. Parks



FDA Approves Expanded OnabotulinumtoxinA Label for Pediatric Spasticity
  • Child neurology
  • FDA Approvals
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Spasticity



FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation for Primary Mitochondrial Myopathies Treatment
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • peroxisome proliferator activated receptor
  • primary mitochondrial myopathies
  • REN001



Children Treated With Nusinersen Continue Meeting Developmental Motor Milestones
  • Child neurology
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Spinal muscular atrophy
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Neuromuscular Notes: Neuromuscular Ultrasound in Polyneuropathy

A standardized evidence-based and expert approach to ultrasound for diagnosis of polyneuropathy is described.

Michael S. Cartwright, MD, MS, and Hwajin Lee, MD

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Teleneurology Billing and Coding

Perspectives on coding evaluation & management during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brad Klein, MD, MBA, FAAN, FAHS, FAANEM, and Raissa Villanueva MD, MPH, FAAN

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Teleneurology for Neuromuscular Conditions

Using teleneurology in the neuromuscular clinic has challenges and opportunities.

Vanessa Baute Penry, MD; Rachana Gandhi Mehta, MD; and Fatemeh Sadeghifar, BS

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Something can almost always be offered virtually for people with neuro-ophthalmologic conditions.

Melissa W. Ko, MD; Kevin E. Lai, MD; and Devin D. Mackay, MD

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