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Peer-reviewed by the Neurology Today Editors
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From left to right: Editor-in-Chief Steven P. Ringel, MD, FAAN, professor and director of the neuromuscular division, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Associate Editor Orly Avitzur, MD, FAAN, clinical assistant professor of neurology, New York Medical College; Associate Editor Robert G. Holloway Jr., MD, MPH, FAAN, professor and chair of neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center; and Associate Editor Kenneth L. Tyler, MD, FAAN, Reuler-Lewin family professor and chair of neurology, University of Colorado.

Hot Off the Press from the 2017 AAN Annual Meeting:​

April 28--High Complication Rate Reported Following In-Hospital PFO Closure​

April 28--Opicinumab Trial for MS Misses Primary Endpoint, But Shows Signal at Intermediate Doses

April 28--Antiepileptic Drugs for Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures Found Similarly Effective in Adults and Children

April 28--Patisiran Found Safe and Effective in Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy at Two Years​

April 27–​​​Ultra High-Field MRI Found to Double Detection of Cortical Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis

April 27–​​​Cannabidiol Found to Reduce Seizure Frequency in Dravet Syndrome

April 27–​​​Disparities by Race and Geography Reported in Use of Endovascular Therapy

April 27–​​​Stenting Rates for Carotid Artery Stenosis in Older Patients Have Not Declined, Despite Evidence of Complications​

April 26–​​​Gene Therapy Found to Benefit Infants with SMA in Small Open-Label Study

​April 26–​​​Surveyed Families Express Dissatisfaction with Support for Decisions in NICU

April 26–​​​Final Results Revealed for First FDA-approved SMA Drug

April 26–​​​Phase 3 Siponimod Trial Shows Efficacy in Secondary Progressive MS

April 25–​Lysosomal Storage Disorder Genes Linked as Group to Parkinson’s Disease

April 25–​Resuming Oral Anticoagulation Is Beneficial After ICH, Meta-Analysis Suggests

April 25–​Sepsis Linked to Long-term Seizure Risk, Retrospective Study Finds

April 25–Scientists Link High Amyloid-Beta Accumulation with Excessive Daytime Sleepiness​

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Click here for reports from the 2015 AAN Annual Meeting.