Messoud Ashina is Professor of Neurology in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of
Copenhagen, Denmark. He is also Director of the Human Migraine Research Unit at the Danish Headache
Center and Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet Glostrup.
Professor Ashina has been actively involved in headache research since 1995. His research interests include
experimental migraine and cluster headache models, functional neuroimaging, novel antimigraine drug
targets, mechanism of migraine and action of antimigraine medications. He has authored over 400 papers,
abstracts and book chapters on the topic of headache, including migraine and cluster headache.
Messoud Ashina serves as associate editor of Cephalalgia, associate editor of Headache and associate
editor of The Journal of Headache and Pain. Professor Ashina is President of the International Headache