Head Start

Agenda


Monday 15 March 2021

18:30–18:35 Chairs' welcome and introduction
Prof Peter Goadsby, King's College London
Prof Alex Sinclair, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

18:35–19:25 Complex cases

Sleep disorders and headache
Dr Alex Nesbitt, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Giant cell arteritis and IL-6 inhibitors
Dr Susan Mollan, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

19:25–19:35 Break

19:35–20:15 Hot topics

Basic Science: Mechanisms of action of verapamil in a preclinical model of cluster headache
Dr Marta Vila-Pueyo, King's College London

Clinical 1: CGRP monoclonal antibody use in idiopathic intracranial hypertension
Dr Andreas Yiangou, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

20:15–20:20 Break

20:20–21:05 Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) and future therapies
Prof Alex Sinclair, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

21:05–21:10 Chairs' summary and close
Prof Peter Goadsby, King's College London
Prof Alex Sinclair, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham


Monday 22 March 2021

18:30–18:35 Chairs' welcome and introduction
Prof Peter Goadsby, King's College London
Prof Alex Sinclair, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

18:35–19:00 Complex cases

Secondary headaches
Dr Stuart Weatherby, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

19:00–19:20 Hot topics

Clinical 2: The use of imaging in the diagnosis of Headache - a retrospective analysis
Dr William Alton, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

19:20–19:30 Break

19:30–20:15 Key note

A year on: what is happening in migraine clinics?
Dr Mona Ghadiri-Sani, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool
TBC
Dr Brendan Davies, University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

20:15–21:00 Panel discussion
Dr Mona Ghadiri-Sani, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool
TBC
Dr Brendan Davies, University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

21:00–21:05 Chairs' summary and close
Prof Peter Goadsby, King's College London
Prof Alex Sinclair, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham