US Neurology Editor-in-Chief, Said Beydoun (Keck Medical Center of USC, University of Southern California, CA, USA), discusses challenges in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis and limitations of existing therapies.
- What are the major challenges in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis? (0:04)
- What are the limitations of glucocorticoids and other immunosuppressive therapies in the treatment of myasthenia gravis? (1:58)
View Part 2 of this expert interview here.
Speaker disclosures: Said Beydoun has received research grants from Argenx, Catalyst and UCB, and is a consultant, advisory board member and speaker for Alexion.
Filmed at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, May 2019.
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