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We are at the threshold of an explosion in the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of migraine, and with the help of MRF, more answers will soon be found.
— Dr. Stephen Silberstein, MRF Medical Advisory Board (Emeritus)






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The Migraine Research Foundation's goal is to end the debilitating pain of migraine. MRF raises money to fund innovative research grants to further the understanding of migraine's causes, develop improved treatment targets, and find the cure. We also help sufferers by providing information and other resources.

All of our operating costs are underwritten so every dollar raised goes to fund migraine research and support sufferers.

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Headache: Do narcotics and marijuana have a place in treatment?
MedpageToday.com, April 21, 2014

Experts weigh in on the use of opioids and cannabis in treating migraine. Watch the Video.

I Have a Headache Everyday
The Skinny on a Chronic Daily Headache

Headaches.About.com, April 21, 2014

Learn about the diagnosis of chronic daily headache. Read More.

US headache sufferers get $1 billion worth of brain scans each year, study finds
Medicalxpress.com, March 17, 2014

One in eight US doctor visits for a headache or migraine result in the patient going for a brain scan, at a cost of about $1 billion/year. And only 1-3% show an abnormality. Read More.

5 Migraine Myths
Headaches, about.com, February 22, 2014

Migraine myths and the facts that dispel them. Read More.

Hot Topics: What Works, What Doesn't
Medpagetoday.com, February 21, 2014

Experts talk about what migraine therapies really work. Watch the Video.

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Calling All Athletes: MRF is once again a Charity Partner in the New York City Triathlon to be held this year on Sunday, August 3, 2014. For more information about participating, email:
events@MigraineResearchFoundation.org

Dr. F. Michael Cutrer, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, has just completed his research grant from MRF, Whole Exome Sequencing as a Strategy for Gene Discovery in a Large Well Characterized Family with Migraine. To read his final report and learn more about MRF's other completed grants, Click here.

 

Dr. Michael S. Gold, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, has also completed his research grant from MRF, Calcium Activated Chloride Channels as a Novel Target for the Treatment of Migraine. To read his final report and learn more about MRF's other completed grants, Click here.

 

We are thrilled to partner with the Association of Migraine Disorders in funding the grant, Studies of gastroparesis in monogenic migraine mouse models, awarded to Drs. Robert Shapiro and Gary Mawe.
Click here for information about AMD.

 

 

 

 
 
 

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