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Stefan Evers

Stefan Evers

Institution: GPL e.V., Coppenbrügge
Country: Germany


Stefan Evers received his MD in medicine and his PhD in musicology at the University of Münster, Germany. After training in general neurology including 1 year of research at the Institute of Neurology, London, he became consultant and Professor of Neurology at the Department of Neurology, University of Münster. In 2012 he became Head of the Neurological Hospital "Lindenbrunn".

Stefan Evers was President of the German Migraine and Headache Society from 2003 to 2007 and Chair of the Headache Panel of the European Federation of Neurological Societies from 2003 to 2010. Since 2015 he is Chair of the Headache Panel of the European Academy of Neurology. From 2011 to 2021 he was Honorary General Secretary of the IHS.

He has published more than 220 scientific papers and several book chapters and books on headache and migraine, pain research, and general clinical neurology. Besides pain, special fields of interest are epilepsy, stroke, neuromanifestations of HIV infection, and the neurobiology of music.


Employment: GPL e.V., Coppenbrügge, Germany

Personal fees: Lilly, Lundbeck, Novartis, Perfood, Rehaler, Teva

Data Safety Monitoring Board/Advisory Board: Lilly, Lundbeck, Novartis, Perfood, Rehaler, Teva

Relationship with scientific journals: Cephalalgia

Commercial interests: None