13th European Headache Congress

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

Dr. Anna Andreou

MD, PhD

Dr. Anna Andreou

Day of Lecture

May 31st 09:30 - 10:10

CGRP

Scientific explanation for potential mechanisms of anti-CGRP mAbs

 

Anna Andreou is the Director of Headache Research at the Headache Centre, at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Trust and King’s College London. She is also a Lecturer within the Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, King’s College London. Anna completed her PhD in Neurology at the Institute of Neurology, University College London, before continuing her research at the University of California, San Francisco, and Imperial College London.
She has received several awards, including, but not limited to, the senior research fellowship of the Migraine Trust, the Research Innovation Award from the Medical Research Council, the Early Research Career Grant from the International Association for the Study of Pain, and the Headache Research Excellence award from the International Headache Society (IHS). Having held the role of Chair of the Trainees and Residents Special Interest Group of the IHS for 4 years, she is currently Chair of the IHS Electronics Media Committee.
Her research interests include understanding migraine and cluster headache pathophysiology, and developing novel therapies for the prevention of headaches.

 

EDUCATION:

PhD in Neurology – Headaches (2005-2009)
Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, University College London, UK
M.Sc. in Clinical Neuroscience (2004 – 2005)
Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, University College London, UK
B.Sc. in Biology - Neurophysiology (2000 – 2004)
School of Biology Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
 

EMPLOYMENT –  RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

Director of Headache Research; (2015 – present)
Headache Centre, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust & Wolfson CARD, king’s College London
Migraine Trust Senior Research Fellow; (2016 – present)
Wolfson CARD, king’s College London
Migraine Trust Research Fellow; Current Employment  (2012 – 2015)
Section of Intensive Care, Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Imperial College London
Postdoctoral Research Associate; 2010 – 2012
Centre of Haematology & Section of Intensive Care, Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia, Imperial College London
Postdoctoral Research Associate; 2008 – 2010
Headache Group, Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco
 

RECENT AWARDS:

•   2018: School of Headaches Award, European Headache Society, 2018
•   2016: International Headache Society Short-Term Fellowship Award 2016
•   International Headache Society; Headache Trainees Excellence Award 2015
•   European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress 2012; New Scientist Lecture Award
•   American Headache Society Junior Researcher Award 2013



OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Committee assignments:
•   Member of the Scientific Committee of the 19th International Headache Congress, 2019 Dublin
•   Member of the Scientific Committee of the 13th European Headache Federation Congress, 2019, Athens
•   Member of the International Headache Society Strategic Planning Committee, 2015
•    Chair of the International Headache Society Electronics Media Committee (since 2016)
•    Chair of the International Headache Society Trainees and Residents Special Interest Group (since 2012) and member since 2011
•   Member of the Scientific Committee of the 18th International Headache Congress, 2017 Vancouver
•     Member of the American Headache Society New Investigators and Trainees Section (NITS) and Chair of NITS Education Office, 2010- present

 

Peer review:
•   Member of the Editorial and Advisory Board of the Journal of Headache and Pain, Frontiers in Neurology
•   Regular peer reviewer for Cephalalgia, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, European Neuropsychopharmacology, Current Medicinal Chemistry, Journal of Headache, Plos One
•     Ad-hoc reviewer for Annals of Neurology, Neurobiology of Disease, The Journal of Headache and Pain, Pain, Behavioural Brain Research Advisory and reviewer panels:
•   Advisory activities including fundraising, increase awareness and public engagement for The MigraineTrust

Professional licences:
•  Home Office Project license and Personal license holder; Certificate Module 5, 2011; Certificate Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 (rodents and felines); 2005, Institute of Biology, UK

 

 PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIPS

International Headache Society (IHS)
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) British Association for the Study of Headaches (BASH) American Headache Society (AHS)
American Neurological Association (ANA)