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Robert Shapiro
doctor, advocate; tweets my own; retweet ≠ endorsement; tweet content ≠ medical advice
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Daniel Spirn Sep 17
🚨 submitted 41 pages of comments to CMS on the proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule🚨 Read it here: We express our major concerns with the long-term EEG cuts, support for positive E/M changes, and comments on other proposals
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Derek Brandt Sep 17
Packed room for the co-hosted Congressional Caucus briefing on “The Effects of Sleep, and Lack Thereof, on the 🧠 “. Thanks to & for their leadership of this caucus & for organizing the event.
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Walter J. Koroshetz Sep 16
Compelling story of parents driving translational research for ultra rare disorders. This one is Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood () which is due to mutation in the Na+/K+ ATPase. Annabel's affected, and her dad is developing a novel gene therapy.
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Robert Shapiro Sep 16
The decision (PDUFA) date for eptinezumab is (2/21/20). "While the self-administered rivals from Amgen/Novartis, Eli Lilly, and Teva that are already on the market may have an advantage in terms of convenience, Alder hopes its IV drug will be more popular with payers."
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AHDA Sep 14
Creating partnerships with our Members of Congress as and have done, is the key to effective . We are so appreciative of and his staff for the years of ongoing support of our and initiatives
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Robert Shapiro Sep 13
Replying to @SenatorLeahy
Thank you again, Senator Leahy, for your unwavering leadership on behalf of millions of Americans disabled by chronic , post-traumatic , and other disorders.
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Robert Shapiro Sep 13
Senate Approp Committee again designates $15m in FY20 for "Chronic Management Research". TY, !!
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Robert Shapiro Sep 13
Senate Approp Committee once again designates "chronic and post-traumatic " as an eligible topic area for research proposals for $350m in FY20 in the Defense Dept, Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program. TY, !!
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Robert Shapiro Sep 13
Senate Approp Committee urges increased Defense Dept research for biomarkers of post-traumatic / / , and designates $60m more in FY2020 for / Psychological Health.
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Robert Shapiro Sep 10
Replying to @joannakempner @eloder
Not luck. She made it happen.
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Elizabeth Loder Sep 9
We have new and exciting treatments for people with headache, but it's important to be realistic in discussing their benefits and adverse effects. Over-enthusiasm and exaggeration can disillusion patients who don't benefit - hype is not a victimless transgression.
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Pravin Thomas Sep 8
Best Poster Award to Major Dr James Mitchell, RAMC, *Prof Alex Sinclair Group*, Birmingham. Dr Robert Shapiro, Dr Antony Thomas discussing the scientific breakthrough of this important thesis with Prof Sinclair.
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Jill Dehlin Sep 7
Lifting the Burden Session: Spain, a €222M investment in patient care yields €6.7B savings
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Cindy Reynolds Sep 6
I've heard from at least one pt today who was denied O2 by private insurance (following rule) he went to ED, huge bill, called the insurer told them I'm going to do this daily. They approved O2.
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Robert Shapiro Sep 6
“It's an extraordinary situation. It's a devastating condition with a simple remedy and the government is getting in the way, harming elderly Americans needlessly.” STILL won't cover oxygen therapy for cluster .
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Robert Shapiro Sep 5
is a Victorian term for . It’s also the name for a fish. Fantastic as fish & chips at
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Jill Piggott Sep 5
has NEVER treated people w/ fairly & until NOW hasn't even provided judges scientifically accurate info about the disease. HUGE thanks to advocates like for the NEW policy guidelines:
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Nim Lalvani Sep 4
The power of many all in one room. Regulators,providers, patients, advocates, industry; together we are as relentless as migraine!
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IHS-GPAC Sep 4
Thank you to all of those who joined us for II! We are more dedicated than ever to creating a world where is both understood AND optimally managed. Together, the future of migraine advocacy is much brighter.
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IHS-GPAC Sep 4
unites the most impactful voices in research, support, education, and advocacy to create a world where migraine is understood and optimally managed. "This is just the beginning," says IHS-GPAC Chair, .
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