The 2020 Migraine World Summit begins March 18, 2020


03/18/2020 9:00 am EST

The summit start date/time reflects US Eastern time zone (UTC-5)

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Day 1 (2020) Real Warriors

Amanda Beard

Triumph Over a Private Pain

Amanda Beard

Olympic Gold Medalist and Author
In The Water They Can't See You Cry

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Andrew Levy

Hiding in the Spotlight: Celebrities with Migraine

Andrew Levy

Professor and Author
A Brain Wider Than the Sky

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Bob Wold

Fighting for Cluster Relief

Bob Wold

Founder and President

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Jon Summer, Alicia Torborg, Shirley Kessel

Patient Panel: Thriving Despite Migraine

Jon Summer, Alicia Torborg, Shirley Kessel

Patient Advocates
American Migraine Foundation, Association of Migraine Disorders, Miles for Migraine

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Day 2 (2020) Causes & Diagnosis

Robert Cowan

Why Most Doctors Get the Diagnosis Wrong

Robert Cowan, MD

Chief of Headache Medicine
Stanford University

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Lyn Griffiths

Migraine Genetics, MTHFR and Concussion

Lyn Griffiths

Executive Director
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation

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Gretchen Tietjen

Link Between Unresolved Trauma and Migraine

Gretchen Tietjen, MD

University of Toledo Medical Center

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Mia Minen

How Concussion and Head Injuries Lead to Migraine

Mia Minen, MD, MPH

Neurologist and Assistant Professor
New York University Langone Medical Center

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Day 3 (2020) Types

Deborah Friedman

Common Traps Of Chronic Migraine

Deborah Friedman, MD, MPH, FAAN

Professor of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics and Ophthalmology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA

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How Pain Works in the Migraine Brain

Patricia Pozo Rosich, MD, PhD

Director of Headache and Neurological Pain Research
Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Spain

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Jessica Ailani

Hormonal Migraine Seasons in a Woman’s Life

Jessica Ailani, MD

Neurologist and Director
MedStar Georgetown Headache Center

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Christine Treppendahl

Status Migraine: When Pain Doesn’t Stop

Christina Treppendahl, FNP-BC, AQH, MHD

Family Nurse Practitioner and Director
The Headache Center in Mississippi

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Day 4 (2020) Symptoms

Amy Gelfand

Disabling Nausea and Cyclical Vomiting

Amy Gelfand, MD

Director of Pediatric Headache Program

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Steven Baskin

Understanding Migraine-Related Mood Disorders

Steven M. Baskin, PhD

Psychologist and Founder
New England Center for Headache, Behavioral Medicine

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Jack Schim

Pain, Memory and Migraine

Jack D. Schim, MD, FAHS

Neurologist and Partner
Neurologist and Partner

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Hossein Ansari

Autoimmune Diseases and Facial Pain

Hossein Ansari, MD

Neurologist and Headache Specialist
UC San Diego

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Day 5 (2020) Triggers

Vince Martin

Weather, Food, and More: The Truth About Triggers

Vince Martin, MD

University of Cincinnati Headache and Facial Pain Center

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Elizabeth Leroux

How Fasting, Weight and Dehydration Affect Your Brain

Elizabeth Leroux, MD, FRCPC

Headache Clinic Director
Montreal University Health Center, Canada

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Antoinette Van Den Brink

Pros and Cons of Blocking CGRP

Antoinette Maassen van den Brink, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Erasmus MC, Netherlands

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Rami Burstein

The Science of Light Sensitivity and How to Manage It

Rami Burstein, PhD

Professor of Anesthesia and Neuroscience
Harvard Medical School

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Day 6 (2020) Alternative Treatments

Alexander Mauskop

Supplements and Natural Alternatives

Alexander Mauskop, MD

Director & Founder
New York Headache Center

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Stephen Silberstein

CBD Oil for Migraine

Stephen Silberstein, MD

Jefferson Headache Center

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Rebecca Wells

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Rebecca Wells, MD, MPH

Neurologist and Headache Specialist
Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Cynthia Armand

Food and Nutrition For Migraine

Cynthia E. Armand, MD

Neurologist and Headache Specialist
Montefiore Headache Center

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Day 7 (2020) Treatments

Peter Goadsby

The Latest New Treatment Innovations

Peter Goadsby, MD

Professor of Neurology
King's College London, UK

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William Young

Are Migraine Surgeries Worth It?

William B. Young, MD

Jefferson Headache Center

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Brian Grosberg

Real World Use of CGRP Medications

Brian Grosberg, MD

Hartford HealthCare Headache Center

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Tine Poole

Multi-Disciplined Approach to Migraine Management

Tine Poole, MD

The Migraine Clinic, Norway

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Day 8 (2020) Taking Control

Paul Martin

Migraine and Psychological Comorbidities

Paul R. Martin

Griffith University, Australia

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Shivang Joshi

Cognition and Aging Well With Migraine

Shivang Joshi, MD, MPH, Rph

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy Practice
University of Buffalo School of Pharmacy, Dent Neurological Institute/Headache Specialist, USA

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Katie Golden

Navigating Insurance and Access Issues

Katie Golden

Patient Advocate, Blogger, and Speaker
Golden Graine and

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Elena Ruiz de la Torre

Migraine at Work: Issues and Progress

Elena Ruiz de la Torre

Patient Advocate and Executive Director
European Migraine & Headache Alliance

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These are common questions and answers that relate to the summit.  If you can’t find a specific question please use the chat widget in the bottom right corner of the page.

Common Questions & Answers
When does the next Migraine World Summit start?

The next online Migraine World Summit takes place between March 18-26, 2020. To attend simply register and visit our website on March 18 to make sure you don't miss out.

For those near the New York area, there will also be an in-person live event at the Grand Hyatt, New York City. Tickets are $10 (tax-deductible) to attend. See the link in the footer of this page called "MWS Onstage Event" to attend.

How much does it cost?

The online Migraine World Summit is free to watch during March 18-26, 2020. Each day four interviews are released and are available for 24 hours before the next day's interviews are released. Make sure you tune in on Day 1, March 18, 2020 to ensure you don't miss any of the experts from this year's Migraine World Summit.

If you wish to purchase unlimited access to all the interviews, video, audio, and transcripts from this year you can order your own copy. Click the link below to visit the order page.

Can we access earlier summits? (2016-2019)

Yes, the earlier Migraine World Summits from 2016-2019 are available for viewing. Most interviews are as relevant today as when they first aired. As a registered visitor you can watch the first 2 days of each summit in their entirety. For the remaining days you can enjoy a preview of each interview. As a paid member, you can watch all the interviews for that year's summit.

2019 Summit

2018 Summit

2017 Summit

2016 Summit

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