The 2020 Migraine World Summit begins March 18, 2020

Migraine World Summit

Discover new treatments, research and best practices from dozens of world leading migraine experts, doctors, and specialists

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Discover the latest treatments, research, and best practices

You'll meet the global leaders in the field of migraine and headache including, doctors, specialists, researchers, psychologists, and advocates.

Take control over migraine

The leading international patient event for people living with migraine and headache

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Featured Interviews

Previews from past Migraine World Summit interviews.

Sleep, Insomnia and Energy

Christine Lay, MD, FAHS

6 Medications That Can Make Migraine Work

Andrew Charles, MD

Treatment Spotlight: Drug-Free Devices

Amaal Starling, MD

Top Migraine Experts

Learn first-hand from over 30 of the world's top migraine and headache experts.

Peter Goadsby

Peter Goadsby, MD

Professor of Neurology
King's College London, UK

Amanda Beard

Amanda Beard

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

Stephen Silberstein

Stephen Silberstein, MD

Jefferson Headache Center

Robert Cowan

Robert Cowan, MD

Chief of Headache Medicine
Stanford University

Deborah Friedman

Deborah Friedman, MD, MPH, FAAN

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

Amy Gelfand

Amy Gelfand, MD

Director of Pediatric Headache Program

Vince Martin

Vince Martin, MD

University of Cincinnati Headache and Facial Pain Center

Gretchen Tietjen

Gretchen Tietjen, MD

University of Toledo Medical Center

Patricia Pozo Rosich, MD, PhD

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

Elizabeth Leroux

Elizabeth Leroux, MD, FRCPC

Headache Clinic Director
Montreal University Health Center, Canada

Andrew Levy

Andrew Levy

Professor and Author
A Brain Wider Than the Sky

Jessica Ailani

Jessica Ailani, MD

Neurologist and Director
MedStar Georgetown Headache Center

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What MWS attendees are saying...

"I just wanted to thank everyone who has come together to help those of us suffering. I actually feel like someone understands and cares. This and last year's Summit have been invaluable in my fight, and you helped me not give up."
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Latest Resources

The Keys to Better Emergency Care

Each year, millions of people with migraine visit a hospital Emergency Room (ER) with severe and debilitating migraine attacks. Many of us have shared how such visits have made us feel like drug seekers. We have been humiliated by staff who have belittled our pain or treated us with suspicion….

A New Year Resolution for Improving Your Migraine Condition

The new year is a common time to reflect over the past year and think about the next one. As you contemplate the year ahead, consider a New Year Resolution that might help improve your migraine condition. Many people with migraine think that your health and wellbeing is solely in…

5 tips to minimize migraine these holidays

The holiday season can be a wonderful time of year when the spirit of giving connects us with our closest family and friends. It can also be a minefield for migraine. For some, it’s a storm of triggers, stress, travel, and rich foods that completely overwhelm whatever threads of resilience…

Hormonal Contraception and HRT for Migraine

This expert interview is from a recent interview at the Migraine World Summit. For more information visit: Menstrual migraine attacks tend to be more severe, disabling, and more refractory compared to other attacks. They also affect about half of all women with migraine. Can these attacks be managed? What…

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