An Introduction to Paediatric Neurology
Paediatric neurology, relating to children from birth to young adulthood, is a challenging area of medicine requiring collaboration between the paediatrician, adult neurologist and specialist paediatric neurologist. Advancing treatments in disorders such as epilepsy, brain and spinal tumours, neuromuscular disorders, and inborn errors of metabolism, show promise for the future of these patients.
Browse our gallery of video highlights and short articles from the conference hub, providing latest expert insights from major conferences and peer-reviewed articles from the journal portfolio.
Paediatric Neurology Content
Christopher Glisson, AAN 2019 – Updates in pediatric neuro-ophthalmology
Christopher Glisson (Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences, Michigan, USA) kindly took the time to talk us on the topic of his update session at AAN on pediatric neuro-ophthalmology. Questions What are the particular challenges of paediatric as opposed to adult neuro-ophthalmology? (0:04) What are the most commonly seen optic neuropathies in childhood? (0:47) What is […]
John Bodensteiner, AAN 2018 – Expert perspective on Duchenne muscular dystrophy
John Bodensteiner (Consultant, Child and Adolescent Neurology), our Paediatric Neurology Section Editor for US Neurology, shares his expert perspective on Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Questions 1. What do you consider the most promising current and emerging treatment options for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)? (0:11) 2. Could you tell us a little about the CINRG Duchenne Natural […]
John Bodensteiner, AAN 2018 – Advances in molecular and genetic diagnosis in paediatric neurology
John Bodensteiner (Consultant, Child and Adolescent Neurology), our Paediatric Neurology Section Editor for US Neurology, discusses the impact recent advances in molecular and genetic diagnosis have had in paediatric neurology on conditions such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy. Speaker disclosure: John Bodensteiner has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview. […]
ECTRIMS 2017 – Kumaran Deiva Interview
Kumaran Deiva shares his insights and highlights on paediatric MS from ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS 2017. 1. What have been the most significant recent developments in paediatric MS? (0:05) 2. Discuss the current unmet needs and/or the challenges you face as a paediatric MS specialist (0:38) 3. What are the most promising areas of paediatric MS research? (01:33) […]
AAN 2017 – John Bodensteiner Interview
Prof. John Bodensteiner, from the US Neurology Editorial Board, discusses the diagnostic benefits of nerve biopsies in pediatric neurology and reviews the most exciting developments in spinal muscular atrophy and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Speaker disclosures: Data Safety Review Board Biogen. Filmed at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, Boston, US, […]
Neurology Year-in-review—Pediatric Neurology
US Neurology, 2015;11(2):106–7 DOI: http://doi.org/10.17925/USN.2015.11.02.106
It is no small task to choose from among the many accomplishments and advances in child neurology that epitomize the year’s achievements. Making choices means making inclusions and omissions others would not have made. Choices notwithstanding, the small sampling presented at the 2015 American Academy of Neurology meeting in Washington, DC, US, serves to reflect […]
Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
Getting a proper diagnosis for pediatric multiple sclerosis is not an easy task and requires a partnership between doctors, patients and their families.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy in Children
Allison Moore, founder and CEO of Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) talks about the some of the childhood symptoms that may be present in children with Charcot-Marie Tooth.
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