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Teaching Courses

IHC 2019 – Teaching Course Schedule

All teaching courses have a limited capacity and must be booked in advance of the Congress.

Teaching Course 1 - 08:30-10:00 - The hypothalamus

08:30-08:50 -Introduction on role in the maintenance of homeostasis

08:50-09:10 - Role in attack initiation

09:10-09:30 - Role in initiation of premonitory symptoms

09:30-09:50 - Sensory input and role in mediating migraine symptoms in response to pain, light, sound, and smell

09:50-10:00 - Discussion

Teaching Course 2 - 08:30-10:00 - The neurobiology of medication overuse headache and its relation to addiction

08:30-08:55 - Successful withdrawal from medication overuse in social context – clinical view

08:55-09:20 - Is MOH a form of addiction?

09:20-09:45 - Why do opioids induce MOH in migraine patients (but not in chronic pain patients) and why they worsen somatic/musculoskeletal pain in low back pain patients, but not in migraine patients?

09:45-10:00 – Discussion

Teaching Course 3 - 08:30-10:00 - Migraine comorbidities and the challenges they add to diagnosis and management

08:30-08:45 - Vascular (CVD, brain lesions and stroke, hypertension, PFO, diabetes)

08:45-09:00 - Psychiatric (depression, bipolar, anxiety, panic, suicide ideation)

09:00-09:15 - Epilepsy: Clinical challenges in diagnosis Epilepsy

09:15-09:30 - Chronic and Musculoskeletal pain (chronic low back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia)

09:30-09:45 - Sleep and BMI (sleep dysfunction, insomnia and narcolepsy, restless legs)

09:45-10:00 – Discussion

Teaching Course 4 - 10:30-12:00 - Animal models of headache and the value they add to headache medicine

10:30-10:45 - Animal model of migraine aura

10:45-11:00 - Animal model of chronic migraine and medication overuse headache

11:00-11:15 - Animal model of post-traumatic headache

11:15-11:30 - Animal model of post-ictal headache

11:30-11:45 - Orofacial pain

11:45-12:00 – Discussion

Teaching Course 5 - 10:30-12:00 - Biomarkers of migraine in body fluids

10:30-10:45 - How to measure biomarkers of disease in body fluid

10:45-11:00 - Biomarkers of migraine in the blood

11:00-11:15 - Vascular biomarkers of migraine

11:15-11:30 - Migraine biomarkers in the CSF

11:30-11:45 - Biomarker of chronic migraine 

11:45-12:00 – Discussion

Teaching Course 6 - 10:30-12:00 - Research for early career scientists and clinicians

10:30-10:50 - Defining a successful path for a clinician in headache research

10:50-11:10 - Defining a successful path for a basic scientist in headache research

11:10-11:30 - The principles of successful path for publications (Cephalalgia)

11:30-11:50 - Understanding the review process (Headache)

11:50-12:00 – Discussion

Teaching Course 7 - 08:30-12:00 – Primary & secondary considerations for clinicians

Primary Considerations for clinicians - 08:30-10:00

08:30-08:50 - Essential Pathophysiology Only

08:50-09:10 - Essential Diagnostic Knowledge

09:10-09:30 - Migraine and Friends - Essentials

09:30-09:50 - Tackling the TACs and Neuralgias

09:50-10:00 - Audience participation 

Secondary Considerations for clinicians -10:30-12:00

10:30-10:50 - Sorting out the Secondaries

10:50-11:10 - Essential testing/Imagine Needs for Clinicians  

11:10-11:30 - Principles of treatment

11:30-11:40 - Case Based Sessions with Faculty #1

11:40-11:50 - Case Based Sessions with Faculty #2

11:50-12:00 - And in the End! Putting it all together

 

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