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Sleep Disorders & Dementia
Sleep disorders are emerging as a biomarker for prodromal dementia.
Winnie Pao, 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
Guest Medical Editor's Page
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
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
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 & Neurocognitive Performance
A daily adequate dose of healthy sleep is the most effective performance enhancement on the planet.
Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc
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
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
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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Wellness and Neurology
There is clear evidence for promoting wellness practices to all patients with neurologic disorders.
Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA
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
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