Professor Gavin Giovannoni, Chief Clinician
Professor Giovannoni is a multiple sclerosis clinician and world-renowned MS clinical researcher, who is Head of Academic Neurosciences at Barts and The London Center for Neurosciences. Professor Giovannoni provides highly valuable real-world clinical input as well as clinical trials experience and facilities. His research interests include neuroimmunology; multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory disorders of the central nervous system, with particular focus on neuroprotective and neurorestorative therapies in multiple sclerosis. His clinical and research activities include multiple sclerosis related biomarker discovery and optimizing disease modifying therapies. Antibody mediated autoimmune disorders of the central nervous system. He received his undergraduate medical training at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa and moved to the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London in 1993. He also holds a PhD from the University of London. He has held the Chair of Neurology at the Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Queen Mary University London and the Department of Neurology at Barts and The London NHS Trust since 2006. Dr Giovannoni is responsible for development and clinical strategy.