Young researchers from developing countries - apply today for a Short-Stay Scholarship peri-EHMTIC08/02/2016
IHS Short Stay Scholarships 2016 are offered to young researchers from developing countries to fund visits to research institutions in the UK and attend the Migraine Trust International Congress (EHMTIC), 15-18 September 2016, Glasgow. The visits will last up to 6 weeks immediately before, during and/or after the EHMTIC.
For 2016 there are three scholarships available
Eligibility: PhD students, residents in Neurology or Neurophysiology or post-graduate research fellows applying within 7 years from completion of their training, who are resident in any of the Hinari countries (see list on application form)
Deadline for applications: 31 March 2016
IHS members - please read this important message if you are an Apple App user03/02/2016
SAGE is upgrading the Cephalalgia iOS app! The new version has a clean, intuitive design to make it easier to download issues, read and navigate through articles, and share articles on social media. The new app is universal, so you can use one app to store all of your issues on the iPad and iPhone. The upgrade also includes a new Help menu.
If you have the iPad app: You can upgrade the app normally through the Apple store by clicking on the Updates tab.
If you have the iPhone app: You will receive a push notification, asking you to download the new app version. Unfortunately, any issues you downloaded will not be saved, so you will have to download them again in the new upgraded app.
Application now open for the 18th Enrico Greppi Award20/01/2016
The Italian Society for the Study of Headaches (SISC) announces the competition of the Enrico Greppi Award 2016 – 18th Edition. The award will be granted to the best unpublished original paper dealing with the clinical, epidemiological, genetic, pathophysiological or therapeutic aspects of headache.
The 2016 award is endorsed by the European Pain Federation (EFIC®) and the European Headache Federation (EHF). The winner will be invited to present the paper at the 5th European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress – EHMTIC, to be help in Glasgow on the 15th -18th of September 2016.
Papers must be submitted in accordance with the editorial instructions of The Journal of Headache and Pain.
Manuscripts should be submitted to The Journal of Headache and Pain at www.editorialmanager.com/tjhp as article type "Greppi Award" from the 1st January 2016 to the 31st May 2016.
Juinors - apply today for a travel grant to EHMTIC 2016, Glasgow, UK, September17/01/2016
Travel grants are available for Juniors to attend the European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress (Glasgow, UK, 15-18 September 2016)
- Currently a trainee or resident (graduate or PhD students, postdoctoral scholars or clinician in training who are less than 7 years in postdoctoral or clinical training)
- At least one submitted abstract OR If you have NOT submitted an abstract and you are a resident of a developing country
- An IHS member
Deadline for applications: 1 April 2016
See below for more information and the application form
Application is now open for the 2016 IHS Fellowship04/01/2016
IHS is now accepting applications for the 2016 IHS Fellowship.
The IHS Fellowship award aims to encourage the mobility of researchers and physicians within different institutions worldwide, and to actively increase the knowledge base of headache disorders.
Applications for basic or clinical headache research, or a combination of basic and clinical research, will be considered.
Deadline for applications: 15 April 2016
See attached document for more information
The Migraine Research Foundation has awarded six research grants in 201518/12/2015
The Migraine Research Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the research grants awarded for 2015. The grants will help research into new migraine biomarkers, identifying new treatments from traditional Chinese medicine, studying New Daily Persistent Headache, and more. For information on the awardees see HERE.
Hayrunnisa Bolay and Robert Cowan attended the 4th Iranian Headache Congress on behalf of IHS04/11/2015
The 4th Iranian International Headache Congress welcomed Hayrunnisa Bolay and Robert Cowan through the IHS Visiting Professors project. This is the first time IHS has supported a meeting in Iran.
Hossein Ansari, international liason for the Iranian Headache Association, reports.
Professor Arne May has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Cephalalgia from January 201618/09/2015
IHS is very pleased to announce that Arne May will succeed David Dodick as Editor-in-Chief of Cephalalgia from January 2016.
Arne has served on the IHS Board of Trustees since June 2013, and as an Associate Editor of Cephalalgia since March 2009. He is currently head of one of the largest headache outpatient clinics in Germany, based at the University Clinic in Hamburg (UKE). His scientific interest in headache is long-standing, and he has published papers and book chapters on genetics, epidemiology, physiology and pathophysiology of the trigeminovascular system, headache classification and phenotype, as well as functional imaging.
Arne said "This is a huge opportunity and I am very honoured to be appointed. All my vigour will be to keep Cephalalgia where it has so successfully been led by David Dodick and former Editors: the best journal to publish the best headache science available".
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.
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.