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About NEJM Journal Watch Neurology

About NEJM Journal Watch Neurology

NEJM Journal Watch Neurology provides you with the most important original research and review articles, selected, summarized, and commented on by leading experts on the relevant neurology subspecialties. Our physician-editors regularly survey more than 40 of the top general and specialty medical journals, choose the most salient and intriguing articles, and find leading neurologists to review them succinctly, bringing you the neurologic medicine that matters most.

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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

S. Andrew Josephson, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology; Director, Neurohospitalist Program; and Medical Director, Inpatient Neurology — all at the University of California, San Francisco

EXECUTIVE EDITOR

Christine Sadlowski, MS

Massachusetts Medical Society

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Peter J. Goadsby, MD, PhD, DSc

Professor of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Hooman Kamel, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City

Robert C. Knowlton, MD, MSPH

Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB); Acting Director, UAB Epilepsy Center

Brandy R. Matthews, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Residency Program Director, Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis

Robert T. Naismith, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Washington University, St. Louis

Jaime Toro, MD

Chief, Section of Neurology, Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá; Professor and Director of the Program of Neurology, University of El Bosque, Santa Fe de Bogotá, Colombia

CONTRIBUTING EDITORS

Michael Benatar, MD, MS, PhD

Walter Bradley Chair in ALS Research; Associate Professor of Neurology; and Chief, Neuromuscular Division, University of Miami

Seemant Chaturvedi, MD

Professor of Clinical Neurology and Vice Chair for Veterans Affairs Programs, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Michael S. Okun, MD

Co-Director, Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration, University of Florida McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville

Thomas R. Swift, MD

Professor and former Chair, Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta

FORMER EDITORS-IN-CHIEF

Martin A. Samuels, MD, FAAN, MACP, DSc (hon) Founding Editor, 1999—2010

S. Claiborne Johnston, MD, PhD 2010—2014

Professor of Neurology; Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Associate Vice Chancellor of Research; and Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute — all at the University of California, San Francisco


STAFF EDITORS

Cara Adler, Betty Barrer, Christine M. Judge, Mary Nastuk, Carolyn Schatz, Elizabeth B. Schmidt

COPYEDITING AND PRODUCTION

Michael Kish, Celia Marsh, Marissa Mathieson, Christine Murphy

INTERACTIVE DESIGN

Bonnie Chansky, Andrea Parent, Christopher Twichell

MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL SOCIETY PUBLISHING DIVISION

Jonathan Adler, MD, Clinical Strategy Editor, NEJM Group

Robert Dall, Editorial Director

Anne Russ, Business Manager

Sharon S. Salinger, Editorial Operations

Rob Stuart, Managing Director, NEJM Group

Christopher R. Lynch, Vice President for Publishing

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Editors who have left the board since January 2007

Information about these editors was up to date at the time of their last affiliation with NEJM Journal Watch.

Vivian U. Fritz, MD, PhD, Advisory Board Member 1999–2007

Professor of Neurology, Emeritus University of Witwatersrand; Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa

Françoise Gray, MD, PhD, Advisory Board Member 1999–2007

Professor of Pathology (Neuropathology) at Hôpital Lariboisière and Faculté de Médecine at Lariboisière-Saint Louis, Université Denis Diderot (Paris VII).

Christopher Hawkes, MD, FRCP, Advisory Board Member 1999–2007

Consultant Neurologist, Essex Neurosciences Centre, Romford, Essex, United Kingdom

Clive Hawkins, MD, Advisory Board Member 2007–2010

Professor of Clinical Neurology, Keele University Medical School; University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

Galen V. Henderson, MD, Deputy Editor 1999–2010

Neurologist, Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston

Bryan M. Kies, MD, Advisory Board Member 2008–2010

Associate Professor, Neurology Division, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town; Senior Specialist, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

Jun Kimura, MD, Advisory Board Member 1999–2010

Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; Professor, Department of Neurology, Iowa University Health Care, Iowa City, IA

Edward H. Koo, MD, Advisory Board Member 1999–2010

Professor, Department of Neurosciences, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MS, Associate Editor 2010–2012

Professor, Stroke Center and Department of Neurosciences, University of California at San Diego

Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD Contributing Editor 2010–2012

Director, Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; and Program Director, Harvard-Thorndike Clinical Research Center — all in Boston

Alberto Portera-Sanchez, MD, Advisory Board Member 1999–2009

Professor of Neurology, Emeritus, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

Amy A. Pruitt, MD, Advisory Board Member 1999–2010

Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Thomas D. Sabin, MD, Advisory Board Member 1999–2010

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston