13th European Headache Congress

Migraine does not take lives but days from your life. Take them back!

Prof. Antoinette Maassen van den Brink


Day of Lecture

May 31st 13.30 - 14.00


New peripheral targets


Dr. Antoinette Maassen van den Brink is Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam,  The Netherlands. She studies the neurovascular aspects of migraine, with a special interest in the role of female sex hormones on its pathophysiology. Her research is translational in origin, including animal in vivo experimental models, human isolated tissue models, as well as human in vivo clinical models. She is a board member of the Dutch Headache Society, Dutch Pharmacology Society and founding board member of the Dutch Society for Gender and Health. Further, she serves as a board member for the European Headache Federation and the Federation of European Pharmacological Societies.   She has received many prestigious research grants and awards from the American Headache Society, International Headache Society, Dutch Heart Foundation, Dutch Brain Foundation, the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, as well as the  Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).