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Gisela M Terwindt

Gisela M Terwindt

Institution: Leiden University Medical Centre
Country: Netherlands


Gisela Terwindt is professor of Neurology, in particular paroxysmal brain disorders, at the department of Neurology of the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC). She is director of the Leiden Headache Center. She is chair of the International Headache Society (IHS) Clinical Trial  Guideline Committee and the Women’s Leadership Forum. In addition, she is board member and chair of the Scientific Committee of the Dutch Headache Society. She (co)chairs the Headache Treatment guideline Committee for the Dutch Neurology Society, and is committee member for the International Headache Classification. She has published >450 scientific papers and book chapters on headache, migraine, and hereditary neurovascular syndromes. She received a prestigious personal grant from the Dutch Research Council (VIDI).


Employment: Leiden University Medical Center

Society Leadership/Board position: Board member-Dutch Headache Society; Advisory member-Dutch Headache Alliance; Chair-national headache guidelines for neurologists

Professional membership: Dutch Neurologist Society, Dutch Headache Society, European Headache Society

Personal fees: Consultancy-Novartis, Lilly, Teva, Abbvie-Allergan, Lundbeck, Pfizer; Honoraria-Spring Media, Ashfield MedComms, Remedica, Cygnea

Research support: Dutch Research Council, Dutch Brain Foundation, Alnylam, Biogen, European Community, Dutch Heart Foundation, IRRF, Dioraphte (all to institution)

Royalties/licences: Up to date (RVCL-S) (to institution), Dutch Neurology Handbook

Patents: Consultant: E-dairy Patient Journey with Interactive Studios (unpaid)

Advisory Board: CGRP Education and Research Forum

Clinical trials involvement: WHATstudy (independent study with support of the Dutch Brain Foundation and the Dutch research council) on the effect of hormonal treatment in migraine (see www.whatstudy.nl), National PI in the Alleviate and Chronicle studies by Lundbeck on episodic and chronic CH

Relationship with scientific journals: Regular reviewer with Phd’s-Cephalalgia, J Headache Pain, Headache. Neurology, Lancet (Neurology), Brain

Commercial interests: E-dairy Patient Journey with Interactive Studios