Professor of Neurovascular Pharmacology


Dept. of Internal Medicine


Erasmus MC



Professor Antoinette Maassen MaassenVanDenBrink


Prof. dr. Antoinette MaassenVanDenBrink is Professor of Neurovascular Pharmacology at the Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She studies the neurovascular aspects of migraine, with a special interest in the role of female sex hormones. Her research is translational in origin, including animal in vivo experiments, human isolated tissue models, as well as human in vivo clinical models. She is a board member of the Dutch Headache Society and founding board member of the Dutch Society for Gender and Health. Further, she serves as a board member for the Federation of European Pharmacological Societies and she is 1st Vice President of the European Headache Federation. She has received many prestigious research grants and awards from the American Headache Society, National Headache Foundation (USA), International Headache Society, Dutch Heart Foundation, Dutch Brain Foundation, the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, as well as the Dutch Research Council.


Tuesday, September 20, 2022

4:30pm EDT6:00pm EDT

Mechanisms Leading to the Female-Biased Nature of Migraine: Moving Beyond Estrogen

Tracks: Basic Science
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 714 A/B

Migraine is the second leading cause of disability worldwide. Women are disproportionately affected by migraine with prevalence at two- to…