13th European Headache Congress

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

Prof. Lars Bendtsen


Day of Lecture

June 1st 07.30 - 07.50

Teaching Course 5: Burden, Prevalence and comorbidity of MOH

Burden, Prevalence and comorbidity of MOH



Physician, Copenhagen University 1993
PhD-degree, Copenhagen University 1996
Doctoral degree, Copenhagen University 1999
Specialist in Neurology, 2003

Present position

Senior consultant, MD, PhD, Dr Med Sci
Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology

Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen since 2006

Co-director of the Danish Headache Center since 2006
Associate professor, Copenhagen University since 2008


Publications and Prizes

Total number of articles in journals with peer-review: 134.

Total number of book chapters: 29.

Citations 8.333, h-index 51. Calculated 10.1.2019 from Google Scholar.

Six national and international prizes.

Supervisor for PhD-students

Principal supervisor for 5 previous and 2 ongoing PhD students.

Clinical trials and GCP training

Participation in 12 clinical trials in the field of headache and facial pain, hereof 5 as primary investigator.


Key note speaker and chairman positions

78 lectures at international scientific meetings and conferences.

Chairman of the International Headache Society Clinical Trials Subcommittee for the revision of the “Guidelines for controlled drug trials in tension-type headache: second edition”.

Chairman of the European Federation of Neurological Societies task force for “EFNS guideline on the treatment of tension-type headache”.

Chairman of the National Neurological Treatment Guidelines on “Headache, Cerebrospinal fluid, pain and external impact of CNS”.

Chairman of the European Academy of Neurology task force for “EAN guideline on trigeminal neuralgia”.