Our Key Speakers
We are pleased to present some of our key speakers for MTIS 2020 Virtual:
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 LectureBiography
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.
Medication overuse headache:to stop or not to stop - that is the questionBiography
Prof Rigmor Jensen
The University of Copenhage, Denmark & HEadache Center, Rigshospitalet-Glostrup, Denmark
Prof Jensen has published more than 500 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks and her present areas of research include CSF-physiology, pain mechanisms and epidemiology, medication overuse headache, and cluster headache. She has been working extensively with national and international organisations of headache care, pre- and postgraduate education in headache since 1988.
The year in review - clinical pearls from 2020Biography
Prof Messoud Ashina
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen & The Danish Headache Center, Rigshospitalet-Glostrup, Denmark
Prof Ashina is President of the International Headache Society and his research interests include experimental migraine and cluster headache models, functional neuroimaging, novel antimigraine drug targets, mechanism of migraine and action of antimigraine medications. He has authored over 400 papers, abstracts and book chapters on the topic of headache, including migraine and cluster headache.