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Mar 28, 2024

In this week’s episode, Brain & Life Podcast co-hosts Dr. Daniel Correa and Dr. Katy Peters introduce their pets and answer a listener question about ALS. Then, Dr. Peters discusses neurologic disorders in pets with Dr. Ann Tilton. With more than 30 years of experience as a pediatric neurologist, Dr. Ann Tilton is a Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at LSU Health New Orleans. She has also loaned her expertise to other species! She tells stories from her time diagnosing pangolins and monkeys at the zoo and shares her insights and experiences with neurologic disorders in pets.


Additional Resources

Can Pets Have Neurologic Disorders?

Pets May Be Good for Brain Health

Phineas the Cat Spreads Awareness of a Rare Neurologic Disorder

I am ALS


Other Brain & Life Podcast Episodes on These Topics

Finding Strength in ALS Advocacy with Podcaster Lorri Carey

Hop on a Cure for ALS with John Driskell Hopkins

The Campaign to Cure ALS with Brian Wallach and Sandra Abrevaya


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Hosts: Dr. Daniel Correa @neurodrcorrea; Dr. Katy Peters @KatyPetersMDPhD