MTIS 2018 Public Event

  • Sunday 9th September 2018
  • 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • London - Hilton Metropole, 225 Edgware Rd, Paddington, London W2 1JU

The Migraine Trust is proud to host the 17th Migraine Trust International Symposium (MTIS) in September 2018. On the final day of this conference, Sunday 9 September, we invite members of the public to learn about latest migraine research, therapies and developments from internationally recognised leaders in the field.


12.30: Registration and lunch
13.30: Welcome and introduction from chairs

  • Wendy Thomas, Chief Executive of The Migraine Trust, Director of MTIS
  • Elena Ruiz de la Torre, President of the European Migraine and Headache Alliance
13.40: Migraine Co-Morbidities

  • Dr. Richard Lipton, Director of Montefiore Headache Center
14.10: Research

  • Dr Nazia Karsan, Clinical Research Fellow, King’s College Hospital / Dr Pyari Bose, Former Migraine Trust Clinical Research Fellow, King’s College Hospital
  • Dr Anna Andreou, Primary Investigator, Migraine Trust Senior Research Fellow, King’s College London / Joseph Lloyd, Migraine Trust PhD Student, King’s College London
  • Dr Phil Holland, Senior Lecturer in Neurology, King’s College London / Lauren Strother, Migraine Trust PhD Student, King’s College London
15.00: Refreshment Break
15.30: New developments

  • Professor Peter Goadsby, Professor of Neurology at King’s College London, Director, NIHR at Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, King’s College Hospital, Trustee of The Migraine Trust
15.50: Highlights of the symposium – a round-up of the latest research

  • Dr Shazia Afridi, Consultant Neurologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, Trustee of The Migraine Trust
16.15: The Migraine Trust developments and Panel Q&A
17.00: Close

Book your place

Standard tickets are £18 and concession are £12. You can purchase them here (Online and telephone ticket sales will close at midday on Friday, 7th September – but you will be able to purchase tickets at the venue on Sunday, 9th September).

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