The Migraine Trust 2020 Public Event

The Migraine Trust hosted their first virtual Public Event on the 11 October 2020. The event featured four informative talks and the opportunity for some great questions from the audience to be shared with the panel, who gave their expert insight to various individual problems and questions. If you wish to watch back the recording from the event, this will soon be made available by The Migraine Trust. 

Programme

14:00 – 14:05 Welcome

Michelle Walder (Chair of Trustees)

14:05 – 14:10 Introduction

Professor Peter J Goadsby (Trustee) and Mike Wakefield (Trustee)

14:10 – 14:30 How to take control of your migraine

Dr Louise Rusk (Trustee)

14:30 – 14:50 An overview of migraine aura

Professor Allan Purdy (Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada)

14:50 – 15:15 Questions, moderated by Mike Wakefield Panellists: Professor Peter J Goadsby, Dr Louise Rusk and Professor Allan Purdy
15:15 – 15:45 Break  
15:45 – 16:05 Migraine & female hormones

Dr Shazia Afridi (Trustee)

16:05 – 16:25 New therapies: What can patients expect?

Professor David Dodick (Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona USA) 

16:25 – 16:55 Questions, moderated by Mike Wakefield  Panellists: Professor Peter J Goadsby, Dr Shazia Afridi, Professor David Dodick 
  Conclusion  

 

Speakers

Michelle Walder
Chair of Trustees
Welcome

Professor Peter Goadsby
Trustee
Introduction

Mike Wakefield
Trustee
Introduction

Dr Louise Rusk
Trustee
How to take control of your migraine

Professor Allan Purdy
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
An overview of migraine aura

Dr Shazia Afridi
Trustee
Migraine & female hormones

Professor David Dodick
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona USA
New therapies: What can patients expect?