FREE REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN
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Registrations for the Migraine Trust Virtual Symposium 2020 are now officially open! Complete the free registration process today to secure your seat and join us online from 3-9 October 2020.
The virtual symposium will include live and on-demand presentations from neurologists and other leaders in their fields, provide opportunities for networking and knowledge sharing with colleagues and industry partners from across the globe, and an insightful scientific and symposia programme.
Migraine Trust Virtual Symposium
We are disappointed not to be able to meet face-to-face in London this year however we are delighted to announce that content from the scientific programme will be brought to you virtually on 3-9 October 2020. The Migraine Trust Virtual Symposium will: include access to presentations from leading neurologists, allow delegates to share research with colleagues via abstract sessions, obtain CPD accreditation and the opportunity to hear from industry partners via the virtual exhibition space and symposia programme.
The celebrated lectures for the Migraine Trust Virtual Symposium are the MacDonald-Crtichley Lecture and the Migraine Trust Lecture.
This year the MacDonald-Critchley Lecture has been awarded to Dr Shuu-Jiun Wang, presenting on Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension.Biography
Dr. Shuu-Jiun Wang
Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital Brain Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
Dr. Shuu-Jiun Wang is a practicing neurologist and currently the Professor and Chairman of Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine and Director of The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital. He is currently the President of Taiwan Neurological Society. Dr. Wang started the headache clinic in his hospital since 1996. He serves as an associate editor of the journals Cephalalgia, Headache, and Journal of Headache and Pain and others. He was the President of the Taiwan Headache Society from 2005 to 2011.
Dr. Wang was awarded Seymour Solomon Lecture Award by the American Headache Society in LA in 2010 and the G. Nappi Cluster Headache Award by the European Headache Society in Glasgow, UK in 2016. Dr. Wang has authored more than 300 scientific papers and edited a headache book with two other editors entitled “Modern Day Management of Headache: Q & A”. He is interested in clinical research focusing on chronic migraine, cluster headache, reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes and spontaneous intracranial hypotension.
The Migraine Trust Lecture has been awarded to Prof. David Dodick, presenting on his learnings since the launch of CGRP Therapies.Biography
Prof. David Dodick
David W. Dodick, MD, FRCP (C), FACP, is Professor of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and a consultant in neurology at the Mayo Clinic, in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is the Director of the Headache Program and the Sport Neurology and Concussion Program at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Neurosciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Dr. Dodick is board certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). He also holds United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties certification in headache medicine and ABPN certification in vascular neurology. Dr Dodick has authored more than 370 peer-reviewed publications and authored/edited 10 books. He is the Chair of the American Migraine Foundation, American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Program Concussion Committee, Co-Director of the American Registry of Migraine Research, Chair International Registry for Migraine Research, Chair International Headache Society Global Patient Advocacy Coalition, Co-Director of the Annual AAN Sports Concussion Conference, President-Elect of the International Concussion Society, Immediate Past-President of the International Headache Society, former Editor-in-Chief of Cephalalgia, and Past-President of the American Headache Society.
The Migraine Trust Virtual Symposium will include the following components:
- Live scientific programme sessions with interactive panel discussions
- The MacDonald-Critchley Lecture
- The Migraine Trust Lecture
- 7 days of live sessions covering the latest topics and updates
- The opportunity to network with colleagues and stay connected
- On demand sessions – all content will be available after the live sessions
- Industry symposia programme
- Exhibition space to explore and connect with industry professionals
- Learn from others research via the portal
MTIS believe that it is important to share work during this time and to ensure that the event is inclusive for everyone with the interest to learn and engage with the community, the event will be free to register and attend. Please ensure you sign up to the MTIS database in order to stay up to date with plans and for notifications once the registration portal opens.
Registration and programme details will be released shortly.
Abstract Submission Information
Abstracts submission has now closed. The deadline has past to submit an abstract for the 2020 Virtual meeting, the review in underway and notification will be sent out from the 9th September.
All abstracts accepted for presentation will have the opportunity to record a short overview of their work which will be included within the portal. The scientific programme will include extended abstract sessions for the highest scoring abstracts submitted by Early Career Investigators.
Abstracts will be accepted under the following topics:
- Epidemiology, comorbidity, outcomes and classification, including big data
- Experimental research
- General aspects of headache care
- Genetics and biomarkers of headache disorders
- Headache pathophysiology: basic science
- Headache pathophysiology: clinical
- Migraine – acute therapy
- Migraine – preventive therapy
- Other primary headache
- Secondary headaches
- Paediatric headache
- Post-traumatic headache
- Psychological and behaviour factors
- Tension-type headache
- Submission opens: 28 July 2020
- Submission deadline: 26 August 2020
- Abstract review: 28 August – 4 September 2020
- Abstract notifications: 9 September 2020
Abstracts received after this deadline will not be considered