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Post-traumatic Headache

Effects of Pre-injury Migraine Frequency on Post-traumatic Headache Recovery in the General Adult Population: The Toronto Concussion Study

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This is a highlights summary of an oral session given at the AHSAM 2020 Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting and presented by:

Laura K. Langer, MSc (Biostats, Can.)
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The content is produced by Infomedica, the official reporting partner of ASHAM 2020 Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting. The summary text was drafted by Goldcrest Medical Writing, reviewed by Marco Vercellino, MD, an independent external expert, and approved by Jessica Ailani, MD, FAHS and Mark J. Burish, MD, PhD, the scientific editors of the program.

The presenting authors of the original session had no part in the creation of this conference highlights summary.

In addition, an expert commentary on the topic has been provided by:

Nada Hindiyeh, MD
Stanford University Medical Center

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Nada Hindiyeh, MD
Stanford University Medical Center

Nada Hindiyeh, M.D., is a board certified Neurologist and headache specialist and is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the department of Neurology at Stanford University. She is the Director of Clinical Research for the Stanford division of Headache Medicine and serves as principal investigator for several clinical trials.

She was awarded the 2013 Clinical Research Fellowship in Neurotoxins by the American Academy of Neurology and under this scholarship is currently investigating a diagnostic screening protocol for chronic migraine. Other research interests include pathophysiology and novel treatments for migraine, the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation in headache disorders, and participation in clinical trials for new headache therapeutics. She is currently a member of the American Headache Society (AHS), serves on the AHS Electronic Media committee and was chosen as an AHS Emerging Leader in the field in 2017. She is also a member of the International Headache Society.

Dr. Hindiyeh completed her medical degree at the University of Toledo College of Medicine in Toledo Ohio. Both her internship and neurology residency were completed at the University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, where she was chief resident. She completed her fellowship in headache and facial pain at Stanford University School of Medicine.

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1. Riechers RG 2nd, Walker MF, Ruff RL. Post-traumatic headaches. Handb Clin Neurol 2015;128:567-578.

2. ND Silverberg, GL Iverson. Etiology of the post-concussion syndrome: physiogenesis and psychogenesis revisited. Neuro Rehabilitation 2011;29:317-329.

3. Langer L, Bayley M, Lawrence D, et al. Effects of Pre-Accident History of Migraine on Acute Concussion Symptoms and Recovery: The Toronto Concussion Study. American Academy of Neurology Annual (virtual) Meeting 2020, Toronto Canada, April 25–May 1, 2020.