Gavin Giovannoni

Gavin Giovannoni

Title: Professor
MBBCh, PhD, FCP (Neurol., SA), FRCP, FRCPath
Professor of Neurology

Gavin Giovannoni was appointed to the Chair of Neurology, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, in November 2006. Gavin did his undergraduate medical training in South Africa. He moved to the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, in 1993 where he did a PhD in Neuroimmunology.

Personal website: Barts MS blog

Bio

Gavin Giovannoni was appointed to the Chair of Neurology, Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London and the Department of Neurology, Barts and The London NHS Trust in November 2006. In September 2008 he took over as the Neuroscience and Trauma Centre Lead in the Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science. Gavin did his undergraduate medical training at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, where he graduated cum laude in 1987 winning the prizes for best graduate in medicine and surgery. He moved to the Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London in 1993 after completing his specialist training in neurology in South Africa. After three years as a clinical research fellow, under Professor Ed Thompson, and then two years as the Scarfe Lecturer, working for Professor W. Ian McDonald, he was awarded a PhD in immunology from the University of London in 1998. He was appointed as a Clinical Senior Lecturer, Royal Free and University College Medical School, in 1998 and moved back to Institute of Neurology, Queen Square in 1999. He was promoted to Reader in Neuroimmunology in 2004. His clinical interests are multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory disorders of the central nervous system. He is particularly interested in clinical issues related to optimising MS disease modifying therapies.

Research

Professor Giovannoni’s current research focus is on Epstein Barr virus as a possible cause of multiple sclerosis, multiple sclerosis related neurodegeneration, biomarker discovery, clinical outcomes and immune tolerance strategies.

Publications

Publications: Gavin Giovannoni


View all Gavin Giovannoni's Research Publications at: http://www.researchpublications.qmul.ac.uk

Teaching

Clinical neurology and neuro-immunology

 

 


Further information

I have an interest in brain health.

http://multiple-sclerosis-research.blogspot.com/p/about-group.html

Contact

**Academic**

Stephanie Gardner (Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm)

PA  to Professor Gavin Giovannoni

Centre for Neuroscience and Trauma, Blizard Institute

Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

4 Newark Street, London E1 2AT

*T*: 020 7882 2579 / *F*: 020 7882 2180 / *E*: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

**NHS**

Ms Patricia Williams Falokun

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Neurology Department, 2nd Floor, North Tower

Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BB

 

 

 

 

 

 


Professor Gavin Giovannoni
Centre for Neuroscience and Trauma
Blizard Institute
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Blizard Building
4 Newark Street
London
E1 2AT

020 7882 8954
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