45 Results for hiscott

  1. AT THE BENCH: Erik D. Roberson, MD, PhD: On Learning and Memory Formation, and the Role of Tau in Alzheimer's and FTD

    ARTICLE IN BRIEFErik D. Roberson, MD, PhD, the recipient of the American Neurological Association's 2015 Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Award in Basic Science, discusses the personal and professional...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Today
    • October 22, 2015
  2. IN THE CLINIC: Daniel S. Reich, MD, PhD: On His Work at the NIH, Developing New Imaging Techniques in Human and Animal Models of MS

    ARTICLE IN BRIEFDaniel S. Reich, MD, PhD, the recipient of the American Neurological Association's 2015 Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Award in Clinical Science, discusses the personal and professional influences...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Today
    • October 08, 2015
  3. Panel Concludes Evidence Is Lacking to Support Routine Autism Screening in Young Children: US Preventive Services Task Force Issues “I” Statement; Experts Weigh in

    ARTICLE IN BRIEFA draft recommendation statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force states that “the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for autism spectrum...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Today
    • September 03, 2015
  4. How Reliable Is a Common Risk Assessment Tool for Recurrent Stroke?: Not So Much, Says a New Study: Stroke Experts Weigh In

    ARTICLE IN BRIEFA new meta-analysis suggests that the ABCD2 score — a clinical risk assessment tool commonly used to determine which patients with a transient ischemic attack are at a high risk of early recurrent stroke ...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Today
    • July 16, 2015
  5. Should More Patients at the End of Life Be Referred to Hospice?

    ARTICLE IN BRIEFA new study has found that Medicare beneficiaries with poor-prognosis cancer who enroll in hospice have significantly lower rates of hospitalization, intensive care unit admission, and invasive...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Today
    • December 04, 2014
  6. At the Bench: 2015 MacArthur Fellow Beth Stevens, PhD: On Discovering a New Role for Microglia in the Developing Brain

    ARTICLE IN BRIEFNeuroscientist Beth Stevens, PhD, the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, discusses her research on the role of microglia and complement in synaptic pruning.Figure. DR. BETH STEVENS said...

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Today
    • December 03, 2015