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Neurologic Determinism? New update on an age-old debate.

In an editorial in the journal Neurology, Dr. Leavitt shares her thoughts about study results from other researchers on race / ethnicity and cognition in people recently diagnosed with MS. Leavitt VM. Neurologic determinism? Key update to an age-old debate. Neurology. 2020 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:32152132.

Friday Music With Paul.

Writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA Neurology), Dr. Leavitt shares her personal account of how music became a part of the treatment plan for one person living with MS. JAMA Neurol. Nov 1, 2017. Leavitt VM & Tunick, P.

Characterizing cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis: an essential step towards prediction and prevention.

Penning a position piece for the European Journal of Neurology, Dr. Leavitt and team promote new priorities to further the goal of ultimately developing effective treatments for cognition in people living with MS. Eur J Neurol. Feb 23, 2016. Authors: Leavitt VM, Sumowski JF.

Warmer outdoor temperature is associated with worse cognitive status in multiple sclerosis.

In Neurology, Dr. Leavitt’s team shares the first-ever report linking cognitive performance to outdoor temperature in people living with MS. Neurology. Mar 27, 2012. Authors: Leavitt VM, Sumowski JF, Chiaravalloti N, Deluca J.