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The Synapse - Breaking New Ground in Neurosciences - July 2016

The Synapse - Breaking New Ground in Neurosciences - July 2016

The Synapse - Breaking New Ground in Neurosciences - July 2016

Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
on behalf of Houston Methodist

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Launch date: 14 Jul 2016

Expiry Date: 30 Jun 2018

Last updated: 16 Jul 2017

Reference: 163687

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Description

This issue discusses current developments in motor recovery post stroke and advancements in the field of myelin imaging within the brain.

TARGET AUDIENCE
This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, fellows, residents, students, and other health care professionals.

ACCREDITATION AND CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Houston Methodist designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Objectives

Objectives
● Discuss the projected increase in prevalence of ischemic stroke and its potential impact on long-term disability as it relates to motor function.
● Describe what is meant by “transcranial rotating permanent magnet stimulation” and its hypothesized mechanism of action for rehabilitation of upper limb function.
● Describe the various neurological injuries/disease states in which the status of healthy myelin can be jeopardized.
● Explain the qualities of myelin that can be differentiated with successful imaging techniques.
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Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
on behalf of Houston Methodist

The Houston Methodist Neurological Institute offers unparalleled comprehensive care for patients with neurological disorders. Our physicians are among the finest specialists in the nation in neurological care, offering both general and subspecialty expertise.

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Faculty and Disclosures

David Chiu, MD

David Chiu, MD

No Relevant Financial Relations
Philip J. Horner, PhD

Philip J. Horner, PhD

No Relevant Financial Relations

Additional Contributors

David Chiu, MD - Author
Professor of Neurology
Houston Methodist Hospital
Elizabeth Blanton Wareing Chair in the Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
Weill Cornell Medical College

Philip J. Horner, PhD - Author
Scientific Director, Center for Neuroregenerative Medicine
Houston Methodist Hospital
Vice Chairman, Research, Department of Neurological Surgery
Houston Methodist Research Institute

Robert Jackson, MD - Content Reviewer
Internal Medicine
Houston Methodist Hospital
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Conflicts Declared

Conflicts of Interest declaration by Author:

No Conflicts Reported
David Chiu, MD
Philip J. Horner, PhD
Robert Jackson, MD

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