Program 2011

Scientific programme 3rd June 2011

Onze Lieve Vrouwe Basiliek, Maastricht, the Netherlands

Invited speakers

09:00 Welcome and introduction Ton van Diepen (chair)
09:15 Dr. Ton de Craen: Placebo/nocebo effects in headache (trials)

Ton de Craen studied Biomedical Sciences (major: Epidemiology) at Leiden University and received his MSc in 1990. In 1998 he received his PhD at the University of Amsterdam, for his thesis on Placebo effects. He held a post-doctoral position at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology of Leiden University Medical Center from 1999 to 2000. In 2001 he became Assistant Professor at the Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics of the Leiden University Medical Center, which turned into Associate Professor in 2007. He is currently heading the Department’s Study Center.

10:00 Mr. Ali Omar: Legislation in clinical trials

10:45 Coffee break

11:15 Free presentations Chair Emile Couturier

11:15 Rebound following oxygen therapy in cluster headache. Rianne Geerlings, Danielle Haane and Peter Koehler
11:35 Aspirin prophylaxis for migraine with aura. Angelique Pijpers, Vera Meys and Peter Koehler
11:55 Development of a model to study trigeminal CGRP release in human subjects. K. Ibrahimi, R. Dulfer, A. Danser. A. van den Meiracker, A.MaassenVandenBrink.
12:15 How do general practitioners treat their migraine patients? Evaluation of the Dutch College of General Practitioners Guidelines: “Headache”
12:25 When it really Hurts: Considering Self-harm & Suicide in Headache. Dr. Dons Coleston-Shields

12:45 Lunch

14:30 Breakout sessions:
Theme: Uncertainty in clinical trials
Moderator Giles Elrington.

15:45 Tea

16:15 18th Marcia Wilkinson Lecture: Dr. Paul Davis
17:00 Annual General Meeting (members only)
Chair Giles Elringtonagenda & minutes Ton van Diepen

17:30 Meeting close