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Dec 15, 2022

In this episode Dr. Daniel Correa speaks with John Driskell Hopkins, musician and founding member of the Zac Brown Band. John shares his story of being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 2021 and what he is doing to spread awareness about this rare disease. Next, Dr. Correa talks with Dr. Stephen Goutman, a neurologist and associate professor in the Department of Neurology and Director of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Clinic and ALS Center of Excellence at the University of Michigan Medicine. Dr. Goutman discusses the complexities of an ALS diagnosis, future treatment, and research initiatives. 

 A special thank you to John Driskell Hopkins for permission to feature the title track “Daylight” from his album in this week’s episode. Available on Spotify and Soundcloud. 

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Guest: @JohnDriskellHopkins (Twitter) @JohnDriskellHopkins (Instagram) @UMNeurosciences (Twitter) 

Hosts: Dr. Daniel Correa @neurodrcorrea; Dr. Audrey Nath @AudreyNathMDPhD