15th International Headache Congress: Basic Science Highlights


J.H. Smith, Mayo Clinic, Department of Neurology, 200 1st St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.


The 15th Congress of the International Headache Society was held in Berlin from June 23rd to 26th of 2011. Interesting new data from several areas of the basic sciences of headache were presented. This is a review of some of the most exciting platform and poster presentations of the meeting. Research addressing 3 general areas of interest is presented in this review: pathophysiology, pharmacology, and genetics.