About this event

  • Date and time Tue 13 Jul 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Clinical Neurosciences

Professor Peter GoadsbyDirector of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Facility, and Professor of Neurology at Kings College Hospital, UK, will present how cutting-edge science of headache research and treatment has translated into meaningful support, help, and diagnosis for those who suffer from these debilitating conditions.

Professor Goadsby has worked extensively in the field of clinical and experimental headache. He will explain some of the latest underlying physiology and how that impacts our understanding of different headache types and treatments. 

This webinar will provide:

  • An understanding of the underlying physiology of headache 
  • An understanding of how the diagnosis can impact management and treatment 
  • A review of some of the novel treatments in this field and where they are most useful 

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Key speakers

Professor Peter Goadsby

Director of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Facility, and Professor of Neurology at Kings College Hospital, UK

Speaker's biography

Professor Goadsby's research interests are in the basic mechanisms of primary headache disorders, such as migraine and cluster headache, in both experimental and clinical settings, and translating these insights into their better management.

 

He is the Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Wellcome Trust King’s Clinical Research Facility (CRF). The CRF provides dedicated facilities to support the delivery of externally-funded early translational, experimental medical research, including early-phase studies and early translational research studies that are nested within later-phase studies.

 

Professor Goadsby leads the Biomedical Research Council Themes; Clinical Research Facility, and Pain and Headache. And he is the National Lead for Neurological Disorders for the Clinical Research Network, NIHR UK, a Trustee of the Organisation for the Understanding of Cluster Headache (OUCH UK) and Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee, Migraine Trust International Symposium. 

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Bridget MacDonald, President, Clinical Neurosciences Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Address from the Bannister family

Clive Bannister

Headache: Emerging theories and treatments

Professor Peter Goadsby, Director of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Facility, and Professor of Neurology at Kings College Hospital, UK

Panel discussion
Closing remarks

Dr Bridget MacDonald, President, Clinical Neurosciences Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Close of webinar

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

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The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

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This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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