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- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Vicentiu Apostu has done a full training in Neurology in France and UK. He has expertise in Multiple Sclerosis and other Neuroinflammatory disorders.
He has an extensive activity doing Ambulatory clinics in neurology and stroke, General neurology clinics and specialist Multiple Sclerosis clinics in Derriford Hospital encompassing most acute and chronic neurological conditions to include headache, stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson disease and other neurodegenerative conditions.
Areas of interest
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant neurologist - Multiple Sclerosis
I am developing prediction models in Multiple sclerosis to enable us to start disease-modifying treatments early on in the patients at risk of aggressive disease.
Wow Award - Derriford Hospital 2016
American Neurology Association Travel Award 2014
Apostu VI, Shahtamassebi G, Wright D, Zajicek JP. Refining our understanding of prognosis in progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) - meta-analysis. (2014), 139th Annual Meeting American Neurological Association. Ann Neurol., 76: S1–S151. doi: 10.1002/ana.24247 (poster)
Apostu VI, Shahtamassebi G, Wright D, Zajicek JP. Refining our understanding of prognosis in progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) - patient-reported outcomes (PROs) as part of composite predictive models of aggressive disease. (2014), 139th Annual Meeting American Neurological Association. Ann Neurol., 76: S1–S151. doi: 10.1002/ana.24247 (poster and platform)
Apostu V, Zajicek J, Hobart J. Campath-1H for multiple sclerosis: a pain in the neck? J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2012;83:e1 doi:10.1136/jnnp-2011-301993.167 (poster)
Zajicek J, Apostu V. The role of cannabinoids in treating multiple sclerosis. CNS drugs. Mar 2011 (review)
Courses offered to GPs
Multiple sclerosis and disease-modifying treatments - Nuffield Plymouth December 2017
- MRCP - Neurology GMC 2014
- Multiple Sclerosis Preceptorship Royal Free Hospital London 2016
Reference number 6052366
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant neurologist ABN 2017
Details of entry to specialist register
- Neurology, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the Association of British Neurologists
- Nuffield hospital Plymouth
- 13:00 - 15:00
- 01752 775861
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