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Professor Peter Goadsby awarded world’s top Brain Prize 2021

Peter Goadsby, Professor of Neurology at King's College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), and Director at the National Institute for Health Research-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility (NIHR CRF), King's College Hospital has been awarded the world’s top Brain Prize from the Lundbeck Foundation for his pioneering migraine research.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Mar 2021

10,000 people could benefit from new migraine drug

Fremanezumab, a new drug preventing chronic migraine, has been recommended in final draft guidance from National Institute for health and Care Excellence (NICE) today (12 March 2020) following clinical trials based on research led by King’s College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 12 Mar 2020

Treatment cuts migraine days by half

A new King’s College London study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), shows treatment with a drug called erenumab cut the number of days with migraine symptoms for 50 per cent of patients.   

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Nov 2017

Cluster headache research features on the BBC

Research into cluster headaches taking place at the NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility features on BBC Breakfast and BBC Radio 5 live

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 5 May 2017