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Min Kyung Chu

Min Kyung Chu

Institution: Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, Seoul
Country: Korea


Dr Min Kyung Chu, Professor of Neurology, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. I earned my medical degree at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea in 1992. He completed his neurology resident course at Severance Hospital, Yonsei University in 2002. He became to study headache medicine at Hallym University, Anyang, Korea since 2003 and have been an active member of Korean Headache Society. He studied at the Montefiore Headache Center between 2009 to 2010 as a visiting scholar. He has served as a Vice President of Korean Headache Society since 2015. He is also an active member of Asian Regional Consortium of Headache.

Dr Chu is currently a board member of Neurological Sciences, Journal of Clinical Neurology and Yonsei Medical Journal. He became a Fellow of American Headache Society in 2015.

Dr Min Kyung Chu’s main research interests are epidemiology of headache disorders, the association between headache disorders and sleep, and experimental study of headache disorders.


Employment: Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine

Society leadership/Board position: Vice President, Korean Headache Society

Membership of professional bodies: American Headache Society, Korean Neurological Society, Korean Sleep Research Society

Personal fees: Lecture honoraria-Allergan Korea, Handok-Teva, Yuyu Pharmaceutical Company

Research support: Yonsei University College of Medicine, National Research Foundation of Korea, The Korea Health Industry Development Institute

Clinical trials involvement: PI for multicentre trial sponsored by Otsuka Korea, Novartis, International AG, Eli Lilly, Abbvie

Leadership/Board position in pharma and/or biotech companies: Ybrain