​​​​​Sunday 18th September, 12.30 – 17.00​​

On the final day of the European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress (EHMTIC) the public are invited to an afternoon session to learn about the latest research and treatment for migraine.
The EHMTIC 2016 Public Session on Sunday 18th September offers a rare opportunity to hear about latest migraine research as EHMTIC takes place in the UK just once every four years. Taking place in Glasgow from 12.30-16.30, the public session will feature presentations by experts in the field of migraine and headache. The event begins with a welcome lunch, offering the opportunity to meet other migraine sufferers. The EHMTIC Public Session is open to anyone with an interest in migraine and headache, including those living with migraine and/or headache disorders.​

12.30 - Registration and Lunch

13.30 - Welcome and Introduction

             Wendy Thomas, Chief Executive of The Migraine Trust, Director of EHMTIC

             Elena Ruiz de la Torre, President of the European Headache Alliance (EHA)

13.40 - Migraine and Genetics

             Dr Gisela Terwindt MD, PhD - Neurologist and Biologist,
              Associate Professor of Neurology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

14.10 - Q&A

14.25 - Headache Services in Scotland

             Dr George Gorrie, Consultant Neurologist, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital,

14.45 - Analysis of Headache Data from Scotland

             Hannah Verghese, Advocacy, Policy and Campaigns Manager, The Migraine

15.00 - Refreshment Break

15.30 - Developments in Cluster Headache

             Dr Callum DuncanConsultant Neurologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

15.50 - Highlights of the Congress – A round-up of the latest research

             Dr Alok TyagiConsultant Neurologist, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital,

16.30 - Panel Q&A

17.00 - ​Close

Places must be booked in advance. There is a nominal charge of £5 per person to attend of £3 for concessions (Student/Disability Living Allowance/Job Seekers Allowance/Etc.) Places can be booked online via The Migraine Trust website –


If you have questions about this event or would prefer to book your ticket(s) by phone please contact The Migraine Trust on 020 7631 6976 or email

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