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Mario F P Peres

Mario F P Peres

Institution: São Paulo Headache Center
City: São Paulo
Country: Brazil


Mario F P Peres, MD, PhD, FACP, is the Founder of the São Paulo Headache Center and Program Director of the Headache Medicine training for the Neurology Residency Program at Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo, Brazil. Senior Researcher and Professor of Postgraduation at Albert Einstein Hospital and at Psychiatry Institute, São Paulo State University Medical School. Born in São Paulo in 1971, had neurology residency training in 1998, PhD in Neurology in 2000 at Federal University of São Paulo, Headache Fellowship at Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University in 2000-2001.

Dr Peres has authored and/or co-authored more than 130 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and a book to headache patients. He has been dedicated the past 15 years full time to the headache field, in clinical practice, academic training, public awareness and research. Developed a headache medicine E-learning program for health professionals, a headache diary app, and internet content with more than 10 million individual page views in the past years.

He has been served as member of several committees at the Internation Headache Society and Brazilian Headache Society, currently part of the Ethics Committee, Cluster Headache Study Group, and Headache Classification working group, and is a member of the IHS-GPAC Core Team.


Professional membership: International Headache Society; President-ABRACES; Secretary-Brazilian Headache Society; Member of core team-IHS Global Patient Advocacy Coalition; Collaborator-GBD

Personal fees: Consulting/advisory board-Eli Lilly, Novartis, Eurofarma, Teva, Allergan, Pfizer, Sanofi

Commercial interests: None