Speaker: Dr. Peter Goadsby
Dr. Peter J. Goadsby is one of the world’s leading headache neurologists and researchers, and a Professor at King’s College London. Dr. Goadsby is a past President of the International Headache Society and the current President of the American Headache Society. He is on the board of the American Migraine Foundation, in addition to serving on the American Registry Migraine Research (ARMR) Scientific Advisory Board and Executive Committee. Dr. Goadsby is also a trustee for The Migraine Trust. He was one of the first to explore CGRP (calcitonin gene-related peptide), the protein known for causing migraine. This discovery has been instrumental in creating the new class of medications CGRP-R antagonists, including Aimovig, Ajovy, and Emgality.
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