The NeuropathyCommons Podcast

 NEW! The NeuropathyCommons Podcast brings together experts to discuss current topics of interest to patients dealing with peripheral neuropathy. Learn about the latest research and more, from neurologists and scientists working in the field. Listen here, or find us on Apple Podcasts.

 

Episode 1. COVID-19 and Neuropathy

In the first episode of the NeuropathyCommons Podcasts, your host Dr. Alex Chamessian chats with Dr. Anne Louise Oaklander, a leading expert on peripheral neuropathy and founder of NeuropathyCommons.org. Learn about this website for patients, and listen to their discussion about neuropathy in the time of a pandemic. What do neuropathy patients need to know about the nerve disease and COVID-19?

 Note: In the podcast, Dr. Chamessian and Dr. Oaklander discuss a new report on how the Sars-CoV-2 virus might enter nerve cells. Follow the link below to access the preprint. This paper has now been accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal PAIN.  

ACE2 expression in human dorsal root ganglion sensory neurons: implications for SARS-CoV-2 virus-induced neurological effects.
Shiers S, Ray PR, Wangzhou A, Esteves Tatsui C, Rhines L, Li Y, Uhelski ML, Dougherty PM, Price TJ.
bioRxiv. May 29, 2020.