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Peter J Goadsby - Professor of Neurology, Headache Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Peter J Goadsby

Professor of Neurology, Headache Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Professor Goadsby specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of headache disorders, including migraines and cluster headache and other forms of chronic daily headaches and has authored 400+ peer reviewed publications.

He is an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond St, London, and in the Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco. He is currently Chair of the British Association for the Study of Headache.

400+ peer reviewed publications. He is an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond St, London, and in the Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco. He is currently Chair of the British Association for the Study of Headache.

Stephen D Silberstein, MD - Professor of Neurology and Director, Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University

Stephen D Silberstein, MD

Professor of Neurology and Director, Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Silberstein lectures extensively on the pathogenesis, neurobiology, diagnosis, and treatment of headache. He has published 300+ peer reviewed articles and is the Senior Editor of the 8th edition of Wolff's Headache and Other Head Pain.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American Headache Society. He has served the American Headache Society as President, Treasurer, and Board of Directors member. He has served on the Publications, Scientific, and Education Committees of the American Headache Society and was Co-chairman of the Annual Scientific Meeting. Dr Silberstein is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology and is Co-director of the national and international Headache Guideline Project, in cooperation with the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. He was the Chairman of the International Headache Society meeting in Philadelphia in 2009. He is Chairman of the headache research group of the World Federation of Neurology.

Awards and honors include: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2014, 2013,2012,2011,2010.

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Peter Goadsby discusses the rationale for using CGRP antibodies in the treatment of migraine and the study findings so far.
Migraine is often under-recognized, misdiagnosed and inadequately treated in primary care settings. Mia Minen, MD, MPH, director of headache services at New York University's Langone Medical Center, reviews several migraine prevention treatments and offers suggestions on how to improve headache care in this setting.
When it comes to headaches many people are familiar with the pain of migraines but cluster headaches can have just as much if not more of an impact on a person's life.