"Yes, Dr. Spears is involved in endovascular procedures, but his focus is intracranial....inside the brain.
Dr. Spears received the 3-year Merck/Frosst Canada Research Fellowship in 2004-07, to study non-surgical methods to prevent stroke from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
http://www.hsf.ca/research/en/special-a ... pears.html
Here's the Merck Frosst corporate site:
During his training, Julian undertook graduate studies in Clinical Epidemiology and successfully obtained his Masters of Science degree from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2006.Dr. Spears has recently been awarded a Phase I Clinician-Scientist Award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario to pursue clinical trials in cerebrovascular disease.
PointsNorth wrote:LET MS. MATTHEWS KNOW WHAT YER FEELIN'
Dear Ms. Matthews,
Re: Province looks at aftercare for MS patients
I'm concerned that there are too few vascular specialists on your panel vs. neurologists, who appear to be in abundance. Perhaps a Canadian doctor (Sandy MacDonald) who has treated people for CCSVI might be included in your esteemed panel??
Sd that same Canadian neurologist wrote to his patients " Since death is also a risk, then I ask those individuals to strongly consider advising their family of an advanced directive for an autopsy. We should maximize every learning opportunity"'
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