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Gavin Giovannoni
Works at Barts and The London
Attended Edenvale High School
Lives in Clapham Common South Side, London, United Kingdom
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ClinicSpeak: physical rehabilitation using your imagination
Never underestimate the power of imagination. #MSResearch #MSBlog #ClinicSpeak "My brother-in-law who is a petrol head was a major Ayrton Senna fan and had the opportunity of meeting him. He told me that one of the reasons why Senna was so good is that he u...
Never underestimate the power of imagination. #MSResearch #MSBlog #ClinicSpeak "My brother-in-law who is a petrol head was a major Ayrton Senna fan and had the opportunity of meeting him. He told me that one of the reaso...
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ClinicSpeak: social networking for MSers
What are your thoughts on using socially media for interacting with other MSers?  #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog "Do you use social networking sites to manage your MS? There is an interesting news piece in last week's BMJ looking into some of the issues around social...
What are your thoughts on using socially media for interacting with other MSers? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog "Do you use social networking sites to manage your MS? There is an interesting news piece in last week's BMJ looking into s...
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ResearchSpeak: fighting over the crumbs
How big is the DMT pie? Is there space for 'Me Toos'? #ResearchSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "As the MS DMT market matures the appearance of 'Me Too' drugs will increase. The phase 2 study below is of a new S1P modulator called Amiselimod. This is one of many '...
How big is the DMT pie? Is there space for 'Me Toos'? #ResearchSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "As the MS DMT market matures the appearance of 'Me Too' drugs will increase. The phase 2 study below is of a new S1P modulator calle...
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ResearchSpeak: Neurofilaments as a predictor of conversion to MS
Have you asked your neurologist for a lumbar puncture to assess your MS prognosis? #ResearchSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "The title of the paper below is misleading 'Neurofilament light is a weak risk factor for the development of MS' . What the study shows th...
Have you asked your neurologist for a lumbar puncture to assess your MS prognosis? #ResearchSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "The title of the paper below is misleading 'Neurofilament light is a weak risk factor for the developm...
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#ThinkHand: more good news we also have a stand at MS Life
Are you coming to MSLife ? If yes drop by our #ThinkHand stand to support the campaign. "We will be presenting the results of the Arm & Hand Function survey at the MS Life as well as a parallel survey on UK MSologists attitudes to the same issues. Will ther...
Are you coming to MSLife? If yes drop by our #ThinkHand stand to support the campaign. "We will be presenting the results of the Arm & Hand Function survey at the MS Life as well as a parallel survey on UK MSologists attitud...
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ClinicChat: overflow diarrhoea
My first attempt to provide succinct advice on common clinical problems affecting MSers. #ClinicChat
My first attempt to provide succinct advice on common clinical problems affecting MSers. #ClinicChat
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ClinicSpeak: risk benefit, risk harm analyses
Do we need a new way to communicate benefits and risks? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch 'Lies, damned lies, and statistics' , Mark Twain "The analysis below looks at the benefit and risk of DMTs from a different statistical perspective, i.e. how many patie...
Do we need a new way to communicate benefits and risks? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch 'Lies, damned lies, and statistics', Mark Twain "The analysis below looks at the benefit and risk of DMTs from a different statisti...
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ClinicSpeak: how fragile is your optimism?
Do you think we need a simple course to teach parents about MS? #MSBlog #MSResearch #ClinicSpeak "Is the term ' fragile optimism '  something we should be proud of using? The study below looks at the uncertainty that exists around childhood MS and how paren...
Do you think we need a simple course to teach parents about MS? #MSBlog #MSResearch #ClinicSpeak "Is the term 'fragile optimism' something we should be proud of using? The study below looks at the uncertainty that exists aro...
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ClinicSpeak: why my MS clinics are running late
When will interest in HSCT as a treatment for MS subside? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog  “I my clinic ran very late yesterday as I had to spend a lot of time discussing HSCT with several patients. Interestingly all these patients had early progressive MS and were re...
When will interest in HSCT as a treatment for MS subside? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog “I my clinic ran very late yesterday as I had to spend a lot of time discussing HSCT with several patients. Interestingly all these patients had ...
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GuestSpeak & ResearchSpeak: immunological checkpoints and MS
We have a new kid blogger on the block; welcome DrBen #GuestSpeak #ResearchSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog Ben is a junior doctor who has just started his foundation training at Whipps Cross University Hospital and the Royal London. He first became interested in ...
We have a new kid blogger on the block; welcome DrBen #GuestSpeak #ResearchSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog Ben is a junior doctor who has just started his foundation training at Whipps Cross University Hospital and the Royal London...
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BrainHealth & ClinicSpeak: a brain health guide for people with MS
How important is Brain Health to you? #BrainHealth #MSBlog #ClinicSpeak "We have finally managed to condense our Brain Health guide down into an easy to read PDF. If you have MS please download the document, read it, digest it and ask questions. It is all a...
How important is Brain Health to you? #BrainHealth #MSBlog #ClinicSpeak "We have finally managed to condense our Brain Health guide down into an easy to read PDF. If you have MS please download the document, read it, digest...
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#ThinkHand: ECTRIMS booth
Good news is we have been allocated a booth at ECTRIMS for our #ThinkHand campaign. "Your response to the survey has been excellent, but would like even more responses to make our ECTRIMS poster as definitive as possible." Loading... "We are also collecting...
Good news is we have been allocated a booth at ECTRIMS for our #ThinkHand campaign. "Your response to the survey has been excellent, but would like even more responses to make our ECTRIMS poster as definitive as possible." ...
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Education
  • Edenvale High School
    1977 - 1981
  • University of the Witwatersrand
    Medicine & Surgery, 1982 - 1987
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Clinical academic dedicated to multiple sclerosis who loves food, wine, his family and running
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Older and wiser; or not!
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Academic neurologist
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  • Barts and The London
    Professor of Neurology, 2006 - present
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