To end the year, cozy up at home with a warm blanket and our weekly podcasts, as well as more highlights on the eanCampus. For the month of December, we are highlighting the topic of infectious diseases with a selection of content made freely available for you.
Webcast: Infections as cause of seizures
Webcast: Is it a neuroinfection?
Webcast: Autoimmune encephalitis
Webcast: Differential diagnosis based on anatomical location
This month on eanCast: Weekly Neurology we are highlighting infectious diseases. You are invited to join our EAN moderators and specialist moderators as they speak with specialists in the field. Episodes are available weekly on the EAN Campus, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or your preferred podcatcher.
Episode 73: Neuroinfections in times of COVID-19
Dr Tamuna Akhvlediani hosts Prof. Johann Sellner in a podcast discussing the impact of COVID-19 on neuro infections. Prof. Sellner covers global neuro infections, the decline during lockdowns, and the effectiveness of measures like face masks and vaccination. The episode emphasises lessons learned, including insights into chronic neuro infection care disruptions and challenges, such as neuro-AIDS management during the pandemic. It concludes with findings from a study on how COVID-19 affected different neurological subspecialties.
Episode 74: EBV in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis
In this week’s podcast hosted by Dr Tamuna Akhvlediani, Prof. Johann Sellner discusses the connection between Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and multiple sclerosis (MS). They explore the immune-mediated nature of MS, focusing on the impact of EBV and recent studies linking its infection to MS development. The episode delves into the controversies, hypotheses, and potential therapies related to EBV and MS, concluding with information on ongoing clinical trials and the influence of existing MS treatments on EBV.
Episode 75: Nosocomial Infections of the central nervous system
Join Dr Tamuna Akhvlediani and Prof. Johann Sellner in this podcast as they explore the intricacies of nosocomial infections of the CNS. Discover the definitions, common pathogens, and preventive measures for these infections. Delve into the specifics of antimicrobial treatment and unravel the current challenges posed by antimicrobial resistance in tackling nosocomial infections. Stay informed and engaged with this informative discussion on critical aspects of CNS health in healthcare settings.
Episode 76: Neurological side effects and drug interactions of new antiviral drugs against SARS-CoV-2
In this last episode of the month Dr Tamuna Akhvlediani and her guest Prof. Johann Sellner unravel the latest developments in antivirals against SARS-COV-2. Explore the mechanisms of action of these new drugs and understand their potential applications beyond SARS-COV-2. Delve into the realm of neurological side effects and major drug interactions, especially concerning chronic neurological patients. Gain valuable insights on managing these interactions and stay updated on the forefront of antiviral advancements in the world of neurology.