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Stiff-Person Syndrome

Treatment consists of immunomodulatory therapies and symptom management.

Jakai D. Nolan, DO, MPH, and Jacqueline A. Nicholas, MD, MPH

Nusinersen Changes the Life of Jase Yoder Who Has SMA image

Nusinersen Changes the Life of Jase Yoder Who Has SMA

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09.09.20

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Natural History Similar to Placebo Treatment
  • KEYWORDS:
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Neuromuscular disease

News

09.09.20

Clinical Trial of Nanocrystalline Gold for ALS Fully Enrolled
  • KEYWORDS:
  • ALS
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Gold nanocrystal

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08.17.20

FDA Approves Satralizumab for Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Treatment
  • KEYWORDS:
  • FDA Approvals
  • neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder
  • NMOSD
  • Satralizumab

News

08.14.20

Vascular Diseases May Be Associated with Severe COVID-19
  • KEYWORDS:
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Vascular dementia

News

08.13.20

FDA Approves Viltolarsen for Treatment of DMD Amenable to Exon 53-Skipping Therapy
  • KEYWORDS:
  • DMD
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • FDA Approvals
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Viltolarsen

News

08.11.20

FDA Agrees to Priority Review  of Pegunigalsidase Alfa Treatment of Fabry Disease
  • KEYWORDS:
  • Fabry disease
  • Fabry Disease
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • pegunigalsidase

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08.10.20

FDA Gives Green Light to Trehelose Phase 2b/3 Trial for ALS
  • KEYWORDS:
  • ALS
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Trehelose

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08.04.20

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

July/August 2020 teaser

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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

This Month's Issue
Stiff-Person Syndrome

Jakai D. Nolan, DO, MPH, and Jacqueline A. Nicholas, MD, MPH

Autoimmune Movement Disorders in Children

Monideep Dutt, MD; Jamika Hallman-Cooper, MD; Ekta Bery, MD; Mohammed Shahnawaz, MD; and Grace Gombolay, MD