IHS sent two Visiting Professors to present at the Bulgarian National Congress and the Estonian Headache Society annual meeting.12/08/2015
Alan Rapoport and Nina Latysheva attended the 14th Bulgarian National Congress in Varna, Bulgaria, in May as IHS Visiting Professors. Read the meeting report here.
Messoud Ashina and Alan Rapoport presented at the 2015 Estonian Headache Society annual meeting - Mark Braschinsky reports.
Slide presentations from the Estonian meeting, and also the Moroccan and Azerbaijan Visiting Professor meetings, are available in the Learning Centre/Visiting Professors.
Submit your data for ICHD-3 - play an active role in the ﬁnalisation of the third version ICHD-331/07/2015
This is a plea to the headache community to be an active part in the ﬁnalisation of the third version of the International Classiﬁcation of Headache Disorders (ICHD-3).
There are several possibilities for your active participation in ﬁnalising ICHD-3. First, we need to be informed about and have access to all published evidence. Second, if you have a study in progress, hurry to get it published and, third, if you do not manage that before the deadlines given below, then send the submitted manuscript. Fourth and ﬁnally, we also treasure opinions but only if they are very focused, pointing to obvious mistakes or omissions in ICHD-3beta.
Read the full Cephalalgia Editorial in the attached document.
Please send your data or comments to the section Chairman:
Jes Olesen: Migraine
Lars Bendtsen: Tension-type headache
Peter J Goadsby: Trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias
Shuu-Jiun Wang: Other primary headache disorders
Todd Schwedt: Headache attributed to trauma or injury to the head and/or neck
Anne Ducros: Headache attributed to cranial of cervical vascular disorder
David Dodick: Headache attributed to non-vascular intracranial disorder
Michael B Russell: Headache attributed to a substance or its withdrawal
Cristina Tassorelli: Headache attributed to infection
Julio Pascual: Headache attributed to disorder of homeostasis
Morris Levin: Headache or facial pain attributed to disorder of cranium, neck, eyes, ears, nose, sinuses, teeth, mouth or other facial or cervical structure
Maurice Vincent: Headache attributed to psychiatric disorder
Zaza Katsarava: Painful cranial neuropathies and other facial pains
Gisela M Terwindt: Appendix classiﬁcation
The 5th Asian Regional Conference onHeadache meeting was held in Thailand earlier in 201528/07/2015
The 5th Asian Regional Conference on Headache meeting, 'Challenges in headache disorders' was held in Thailand in January. Congress organisers Siwaporn Changkrachang and Surat Tanprawate report.
The first Turkish Pan-African meeting took place in May 2015 in Istanbul28/07/2015
The first Turkish Pan-African meeting on 'Headache and pain management' took place in May 2015 in Istanbul and attracted 80 senior and junior neurologists from 10 different African countries.
The meeting was organised by Professor Hayrunnisa Bolay from Ankara, and run under the auspices of IHS.
Read the latest reports from the IHS Visiting Professor meetings28/07/2015
The IHS Visiting Professor initiative sends headache specialists as representatives of IHS to attend regional meetings, or teach at a headache centre, in countries that might need or want increased headache education and motivation but where without financial support attendance of an international specialist would not be possible.
We report on two recent Visiting Professor projects in Azerbaijan and Morocco.
MRF and AMD announce a joint 2015 Request for Proposals13/07/2015
The Migraine Research Foundation (MRF) and the Association of Migraine Disorders (AMD) announce the request for Proposals for migraine research grants.
MRF is committed to discovering the causes, improving the treatments, and finding a cure, and AMD stimulates increased research specifically in the area of migraine disorders. They are looking for projects that will help sufferers by advancing the ability to understand and treat migraine.
Seed money grants will be provided for projects that are important, achievable, and innovative that will ultimately lead to better treatment and quality of life for sufferers of migraine and migraine disorders.
Proposals relevant to basic or clinical migraine research welcome, but they are particularly interested in translational projects and those related to migraine variants, childhood migraine, and chronic migraine.
Application deadline 31 July 2015
For more information please see the attached document
* REMINDER * Have your poster included in the IHS website Poster Library13/07/2015
Thanks to those poster presenters who have sent their posters for inclusion in the IHS website Poster Library - we will begin uploading them soon!
IHS is offering IHC 2015 poster presenters the opportunity to have their poster uploaded as pdf on the IHS website in the Online Learning Centre.
The posters will be freely available to view by members and non-members.
If you have not already sent your poster and would like it to be included in the library, send the poster in pdf format to Carol Taylor.
Two poster prizes were awarded, and the IHS Juniors held their 3rd Excellence Tournament02/06/2015
IHS offers congratulations to the winners of the Juniors Excellence Tournament and poster prizes at the recent IHC.
Excellence tournament - Clinical presentation
Altered white matter tract integrity in patients with prolonged post-concussion symptoms
Excellence tournament - Pre-clinical presentation
Non-paralytic botulinum chimeras increase the activation threshold of the trigeminovascular system in migraine models
Best poster award - Public vote
Toll-like receptors: a new key in the pathophysiology of migraine
X Rodriguez-Osorio, T Sobrino, A Lopez, F Campos, C Dominguez, F Martinez Vazquez, J Castillo, R Leira
Best poster award - Juniors committee
Types of visual aura seen in children with migraine
R Vavilikolanu, M Sivakkolunthu, MAS Ahmed
About the poster library
The poster library comprises a collection of posters presented by eminent authors.
In the main, most posters are from the International Headache Congress but content is also periodically available from EHMTIC and other events.
The posters are available as downloadable PDF files.