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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

Update on Treating Sleep Disorders

New treatments hold promise of increasing efficacy with precision medicine.

Charlene E. Gamaldo, MD, FAAN, FAASM; Tyler M. Pugeda, BA; and Rachel Marie E. Salas, MD, MEdHP, FAAN

Sleep & Elite Athletic Performance

Elite athletes commonly have sleep disturbances and poor sleep quality made worse by the environmental demands of athletics.

Scott Kutscher, MD

Sleep & Medical Training

“If sleep doesn't serve an absolutely vital function, it is the greatest mistake evolution ever made.”—Allan Rechschaffen, University of Chicago

Mike Howell, MD, FAAN, FAASM

Sleep & Neurocognitive Performance

A daily adequate dose of healthy sleep is the most effective performance enhancement on the planet.

Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc

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

Cover Focus: The Importance Of Sleep

Sleep & Neurodevelopment

Sleep characterization in children may have a role in evaluation for risk of impaired development, behavior, mood, and self-regulation.

Anne M. Morse, DO

Sleep, Sleeplessness, & Neuropsychiatric Conditions

Sleep disturbances are symptoms of psychiatric conditions that can worsen prognosis; however, nonpharmacologic treatments are available and effective.

Fiona Barwick, PhD

Sleep & Traumatic Brain Injury

Sleep disorders are a common symptom of traumatic brain injury and treating them is also part of promoting recovery.

Michael S. Jaffee, MD, FAAN

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

Cover Focus: Technology & Wellness

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

Columns

Hometown Highlights: Introducing Hometown Highlights

In this new column, we feature content from presenters at the 2018-2019 Philadelphia Neurological Society meetings.

Stephen M. Gollomp, MD


Seeking Breakthroughs: The Startup Perspective

A roundtable discussion with Chase Spurlock, PhD, IQuity; Michal Izrael, PhD, Kadimastem Ltd; Kevin Hrusovsky, Quanterix; and J. Michael Ryan, MD, Rodin Therapeutics

Neurologists Wanted!

A recently graduated resident and new professor recommends ways to attract medical students to the specialty of neurology.

Rachel Gottlieb-Smith, MD

Seeking Breakthroughs: The Physician Perspective

A roundtable discussion with Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH; Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD; and Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD

Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH; Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD; and Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD

Seeking Breakthrough Treatments

Seeking Breakthroughs: The Industry Perspective

A roundtable discussion with Gregory Went, PhD, Adamas Pharmaceuticals; Lynn Kramer, MD, Eisai; Paulo Fontoura, MD, PhD, Genentech/Roche; Justin Gover, BSc, MBA, GW Pharmaceuticals; Marc Kamin, MD, SK Life Sciences; and Mike Davis, BSc, MBA, UCB

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Seeking Breakthroughs—We Want You!

The challenges we must overcome to find breakthrough treatments in neurology are many and the potential is great.

Shamik Bhattycharyya, MD, MS

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