Meeting Coverage


American Academy of Neurology

SMA in Adults: Interim Data Back Nusinersen Efficacy

New trial focuses on drug's performance in spinal muscular atrophy beyond childhood

AAN over a photo of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA.

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Trial's long-term follow-up fills gap left from primary analysis

April 26, 2023
Treatment May Delay Earliest MS Events

TERIS is the second trial to investigate radiologically isolated syndrome

April 26, 2023
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April 26, 2023
Sigma-1 Selective Drug Disappoints in Huntington's

Missed primary endpoint, but some temporary benefit in secondary measures

April 25, 2023
Novel MS Drug Good as Gold in Phase II Study

Yes, we mean element no. 79 on the periodic table

April 25, 2023
Stroke Prevalence Inches Upward in American Men

Slight uptick in males since 1999, but other demographic groups remain stable

April 24, 2023
Hints of Benefit for Novel Post-Herpetic Pain Drug

Phase II study misses primary endpoint, but likely to move forward anyway

April 24, 2023
Pilots Hide Health Problems to Avoid Losing Certification, Survey Shows

May see disincentives to be truthful about their health

April 24, 2023
Exciting Early Results With Novel Cell Therapy for Focal Epilepsy

First two recipients show dramatic reductions in seizure frequency

April 21, 2023
Oral Agent Shows Promise in Treatment-Resistant Migraine

Gepant reduced number of monthly migraine days

April 20, 2023
Long COVID Neuro Symptoms May Be Shaped by Exposure to Other Coronaviruses

Findings suggest possible role of original antigenic sin

April 18, 2023
RF Ablation or Drugs for Afib: Choice May Matter for Cognitive Outcomes

New study suggests one does a better job of protecting the brain

April 18, 2023
Cognitive Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis Tied to Diet

Mediterranean diet was strongest predictor of better cognitive scores

March 3, 2023
Nationwide Study Links Parkinson's Disease to Air Pollution

Researchers identify a hot spot in the Mississippi-Ohio River Valley

February 23, 2023