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Gavin Giovannoni
Works at Barts and The London
Attended Edenvale High School
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ClinicSpeak: efficacy of fingolimod
Fingolimod works in highly-active MS. #ClinicSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog "Post-hoc subgroup analyses are all the vogue and allow one to decide whether or not a particular population of MSers is more or less responsive to a therapy. A particularly important  g...
Fingolimod works in highly-active MS. #ClinicSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog "Post-hoc subgroup analyses are all the vogue and allow one to decide whether or not a particular population of MSers is more or less responsive to a ...
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MS Frontiers 2015: thank you
Thank you MS Society for hosting Frontiers 2015? #MSBlog #MSResearch "I was appropriately chastised for criticising the MS Frontiers programme for lacking energy and for putting 'the same-old' people on the platform;  the latter includes me. There were quit...
Thank you MS Society for hosting Frontiers 2015? #MSBlog #MSResearch "I was appropriately chastised for criticising the MS Frontiers programme for lacking energy and for putting 'the same-old' people on the platform;  the lat...
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ClinicSpeak: destigmatizing the wheelchair
Help! We need ideas on how to destigmatize the wheelchair. #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "MS is many diseases in one. Not only does it floor you when you are diagnosed with the disease, but in those with relapse-onset disease it gets you again when you e...
Help! We need ideas on how to destigmatize the wheelchair. #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "MS is many diseases in one. Not only does it floor you when you are diagnosed with the disease, but in those with relapse-onset di...
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Not monetising the blog
We are not going to monetise the blog  #MSBlog #MSResearch  "Thank you for your swift response and wise counsel. It is good to see that we are like minded." "I will feedback the results of the survey to the healthcare services company who asked me if we had...
We are not going to monetise the blog #MSBlog #MSResearch  "Thank you for your swift response and wise counsel. It is good to see that we are like minded." "I will feedback the results of the survey to the healthcare ...
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ClinicSpeak: more on herpes infection and fingolimod
Please be vigilant about herpes infections on fingolimod. #ClinicSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog "Just received an email query from an MSer about stopping fingolimod after an episode of ophthalmic herpes zoster. They appear to have had a torrid time and may now n...
Please be vigilant about herpes infections on fingolimod. #ClinicSpeak #MSResearch #MSBlog "Just received an email query from an MSer about stopping fingolimod after an episode of ophthalmic herpes zoster. They appear to ha...
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HERVs and human autoimmune diseases
Is HERV activation a trigger for the development of MS? #MSBlog #MSResearch "The following study provides in silico evidence that human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) may play a role in MS and other associated autoimmune diseases. Specific HERV loci, or po...
Is HERV activation a trigger for the development of MS? #MSBlog #MSResearch "The following study provides in silico evidence that human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) may play a role in MS and other associated autoimmune...
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Brain atrophy and CIS
MRI lesion load at baseline predicts brain volume loss in the future. #MSResearch #MSBlog "The following study in CISers shows a link between focal lesion load at baseline and brain atrophy in the future; CISers with the highest lesion count at baseline had...
MRI lesion load at baseline predicts brain volume loss in the future. #MSResearch #MSBlog "The following study in CISers shows a link between focal lesion load at baseline and brain atrophy in the future; CISers with the h...
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ClinicSpeak: the right to die
Why is assisted suicide such a hot potato? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "I was touched and humbled by the stories you told in relation to my post on 'destigmatizing the wheelchair' . Several of you raised the issue of suicide. Last week's Economist had ...
Why is assisted suicide such a hot potato? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "I was touched and humbled by the stories you told in relation to my post on 'destigmatizing the wheelchair'. Several of you raised the issue of sui...
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MS Frontiers 2015
Are you coming to the MS Frontiers Meeting at Heathrow tomorrow? #MSBlog #MSResearch "The following is the programme for the biennial MS Frontiers meeting. One person in Barts-MS complained to me the programme lacks energy and is simply 'the same-old' peopl...
Are you coming to the MS Frontiers Meeting at Heathrow tomorrow? #MSBlog #MSResearch "The following is the programme for the biennial MS Frontiers meeting. One person in Barts-MS complained to me the programme lacks energy ...
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Monetising the blog
Should we change the blog? #MSBlog #MSResearch  "Last week I was contacted by a healthcare services company asking me if we had ever considered allowing sponsored posts on our blog. They proposed us using a format similar to Google's for sponsored search li...
Should we change the blog? #MSBlog #MSResearch  "Last week I was contacted by a healthcare services company asking me if we had ever considered allowing sponsored posts on our blog. They proposed us using a format similar t...
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ClinicSpeak: the unberization of health care
How quickly can we uberize the management of MS? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "At the EAN in Berlin I gave a short talk at an Innovation Exchange about the future of tracking and assessing MS using mobile technology. I presented the concept of the uberi...
How quickly can we uberize the management of MS? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "At the EAN in Berlin I gave a short talk at an Innovation Exchange about the future of tracking and assessing MS using mobile technology. I ...
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EAN Teaching Course: use of MABs off-label
The use of off-label monoclonal antibodies in neurology. #MSBlog #MSResearch "The following is my teaching course slides from the EAN (European Academy of Neurology) meeting in Berlin. I was asked to talk on the use of off-label monoclonal antibodies (MABs)...
The use of off-label monoclonal antibodies in neurology. #MSBlog #MSResearch "The following is my teaching course slides from the EAN (European Academy of Neurology) meeting in Berlin. I was asked to talk on the use of off-...
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Academic neurologist
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  • Barts and The London
    Professor of Neurology, 2006 - present
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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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