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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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PoliticalSpeak: Saving Good Sams
Save the Good Samaritan; help Barts-MS mobilise support. #MSBlog #PoliticalSpeak #GoodSams "This is a post and a call for all the MSers who are under our care at the 'Royal London Hospital'. This post is blatantly political but it is relevant to the care of...
Save the Good Samaritan; help Barts-MS mobilise support. #MSBlog #PoliticalSpeak #GoodSams "This is a post and a call for all the MSers who are under our care at the 'Royal London Hospital'. This post is blatantly political...
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ThinkSpeak: Lost our Mojo-2?
Getting our mojo back: Barts-MS Blog  #ThinkSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog #LostMojo Dear Readers Thank you for your patience. Some of you are alarmed at the suspension and subsequent closure of the blog. Some of you may have read my post on ' Have we lost our M...
Getting our mojo back: Barts-MS Blog #ThinkSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog #LostMojo Dear Readers Thank you for your patience. Some of you are alarmed at the suspension and subsequent closure of the blog. Some of you may ...
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Blog Suspended

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ClinicSpeak: how big is the MS closet?
Wow many more people with MS are concealing their diagnosis than I expected. #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog  "The following are the preliminary result of our survey on the MS Closet . It is clear that MS remains a stigmatizing disease and people with MS tend to conce...
Wow many more people with MS are concealing their diagnosis than I expected. #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog "The following are the preliminary result of our survey on the MS Closet. It is clear that MS remains a stigmatizing disease...
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ResearchSpeak & ClinicSpeak the gut microbiome and MS
Are you considering a faecal transplant? Don't! Stop and think. #ClinicSpeak #ResearchSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "Chicken or Egg? The number of articles dedicated to the human microbiome is increasing exponentially. The microbes that live in our guts are bei...
Are you considering a faecal transplant? Don't! Stop and think. #ClinicSpeak #ResearchSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "Chicken or Egg? The number of articles dedicated to the human microbiome is increasing exponentially. The microb...
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ClinicSpeak: rebound post-fingolimod
Rebound post-fingolimod is not just an observation; it is food for thought! #ClinicSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog "The danger of stopping drugs that target trafficking of lymphocytes into the CNS (natalizumab) and/or sequester lymphocytes in lymph nodes (fingoli...
Rebound post-fingolimod is not just an observation; it is food for thought! #ClinicSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog "The danger of stopping drugs that target trafficking of lymphocytes into the CNS (natalizumab) and/or sequester lym...
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We're redefining our Mojo
Anyone for a Mojito cocktail? That was one recommendation.  #MSBlog #MSResearch #Mojo We’re back!  Following one week of
painful – albeit self-inflicted – soul searching we’ve now discussed the
positioning of the blog.  Thank you for all the feedback ( posi...
Anyone for a Mojito cocktail? That was one recommendation. #MSBlog #MSResearch #Mojo We’re back! Following one week of painful – albeit self-inflicted – soul searching we’ve now discussed the positioning of the blog...
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Blog Closed

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The only reason I can think of is litigation, no explanation, no reason and sudden, it's all very weird. We've lost the best Multiple Sclerosis resource out there... I'm sure if you were able to give a reason you guys would have!
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ClinicSpeak: should we stop prescribing DMTs?
Should therapeutic nihilism rule the day? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "A few commentators (trolls and non-trolls) have suggested our Blog is a proxy for Big-Pharma as we are far too pro, prescribing, high-cost DMTs. I don't agree with this criticism be...
Should therapeutic nihilism rule the day? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "A few commentators (trolls and non-trolls) have suggested our Blog is a proxy for Big-Pharma as we are far too pro, prescribing, high-cost DMTs. I ...
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CCSVI a video is worth a thousand words?
Ghahari S, Forwell SJ. Social Media Representation of Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency Intervention forMultiple Sclerosis.  Int J MS Care. 2016;18(2):49-57. BACKGROUND : We conducted a rigorous review of videos related to multiple sclerosis (MS) a...
Ghahari S, Forwell SJ.Social Media Representation of Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency Intervention forMultiple Sclerosis. Int J MS Care. 2016;18(2):49-57. BACKGROUND: We conducted a rigorous review of videos ...
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ClinicSpeak: coming-out of the MS closet, or not
Have you ever concealed your diagnosis of MS? #ClinicSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog "Are you in the MS closet? MS is a very stigmatizing disease and a lot of people with MS don't want their families, friends or colleagues to know they have MS. We noted that base...
Have you ever concealed your diagnosis of MS? #ClinicSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog "Are you in the MS closet? MS is a very stigmatizing disease and a lot of people with MS don't want their families, friends or colleagues to kn...
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ResearchSpeak: 7th UCLP MS Research Day
At last you can register for the 7th MS Research Day - 18th June 2016. #MSResearch #ResearchSpeak #MSBlog #UCLP  "Finally the invite for the 7th UCLP MS Research Day. This year it will be hosted by our colleagues from the Royal Free Hospital. Please registe...
At last you can register for the 7th MS Research Day - 18th June 2016. #MSResearch #ResearchSpeak #MSBlog #UCLP "Finally the invite for the 7th UCLP MS Research Day. This year it will be hosted by our colleagues from the R...
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Academic neurologist
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  • Barts and The London
    Professor of Neurology, 2006 - present
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Clapham Common South Side, London, United Kingdom
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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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  • Edenvale High School
    1977 - 1981
  • University of the Witwatersrand
    Medicine & Surgery, 1982 - 1987
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