Teaching Courses

Teaching courses will be held at the Hilton London Metropole on Thursday 6th September

All teaching courses will be held at the Hilton London Metropole on Thursday 6th September. All courses are free to attend for those attending MTIS 2018 and are available to book in the registration portal, click here to register.

Teaching Course 1: BASH/IHS for secondary care physicians and trainees

Theme: Primary headaches disorders – understanding the pathophysiology

09:00 – 09:30

Migraine Pathophysiology – At the bench

Philip Holland

09:30 – 10:00

Migraine Pathophysiology – From imaging

Faisal Amin

10:00 – 10:30

Pathophysiology of TACs

Peter Goadsby

10:30 – 11:00

TEA & COFFEE BREAK

  

Theme: What’s new on the horizon in primary headaches

11:00 – 11:30

Genetics in Migraine

Gisela Terwindt

11:30 – 12:00

CGRP and primary headaches

Lars Edvinsson

12:00 – 12:30

Neuro-modulation in primary headaches

Kevin Shields

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH BREAK

 

Theme: Primary headaches; differential diagnosis and management

13:30 – 14:00

Migraine: mimics, borderlands and chameleons

Heather Angus-Leppan

14:00 – 14:30

Headaches related to CSF Dynamics

Alex Sinclair

14:30 – 15:00

Evidence based treatment – Migraine

Fayyaz Ahmed

15:00 – 15:30

Evidence based treatment – Cluster headaches

Anish Bahra

15:30 – 16:00

Closing remarks

 

Teaching Course 2: BASH primary care

Speakers: David Kernick, Richard Wood, Kay Kennis, David Watson

10:00 – 10:50

The Headache consultation - History, examination, investigation and diagnosis

David Kernick

10:50 – 11:40

Migraine - Pathogenesis, sub types, treatment (drug, non-drug), co-morbidities

Richard Wood

11:40 – 12:00

BREAK

 

12:00 – 12:40

Migraine in women - Contraception, menstruation, menopause and pregnancy

Kay Kennis

12:40 – 13:00

Medication overuse headache

David Watson

13:00 – 13:45

LUNCH

 

13:45 – 14:45

Other non-migraine headaches

Kay Kennis, Richard Wood
& David Watson

14:45 – 15:15

Headache in children

David Kernick

Teaching Course 3: Headaches in women and children

09:00 – 09:30

History taking and diagnosing in young children

Prab Prabhakar

09:30 – 10:00

History and physical examination of the child with headache 

Ishaq Abu-Arafeh

10:00 – 10:30

Treating headaches in children

Aynur Ozge

10:30 – 11:00

TEA AND COFFEE BREAK

 

11:00 – 11:30

Headaches and hormones

Patricia Pozo-Rosich

11:30 – 12:00

Managing headaches from menarche to menopause

Shazia Afridi

12:00 – 12:30

Migraine and stroke

Anne MacGregor

Teaching Course 4: Scientific Session

Theme: Homeostatic regulation and migraine, a view from the bench 

10:00 – 10:15

Introduction – Migraine and homeostatic networks. Why are we talking about it?

Philip Holland

10:15 – 10:50

The central homeostatic network: evidence from neuroimaging

Arne May

10:50 – 11:30

Homeostatic regulation of energy and glucose metabolism

Antonio Gonzalez

11:30 – 11:45

TEA AND COFFEE BREAK

 

11:45 – 12:20

The impact of light on physiology and behaviour: Sleep and circadian mechanisms

Stuart Peirson

12:20 – 12:55

Photophobia: sensory, autonomic and emotional effects of light exposure in migraine

Rami Burstein

12:55 – 13:30

Bitesize research talks x 3

Anne Venner, Laura Schulte, Lauren Strother

13:30 – 13:50

Open discussion with panel

 

13:50 – 14:00

Concluding remarks

Philip Holland

Teaching Course 5: Nurse Session

Theme: Journey of the Headache Nurse Service Provision : child to adult

11:00 – 11:10

Welcome and introduction

Goril Gravdahl and Julie Edwards

11:10 – 11:30

Taking a Headache history (and case studies)

Ria Bhola and Fiona Greenwood

11:30 – 11:50

The needs and expectations of paediatric headache patients and transition to adult care

Joanne Mortimer

11:50 – 12:10

Patient Education in a Headache Service

Anne Marie Logan

12:10 – 12:30

Understanding sleep and headache- how to manage patient needs in a clinical setting

Alex Nesbitt

12:30 – 13:30

LUNCH

 

13:30 – 13:50

Hormones and Headache: management

Shazia Afridi

13:50 – 14:10

Headache Patient Advocacy

Siobhan Mealey

14:10 – 14:30

Questions to panel