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Neurobiological Basis of Migraine

Dalkara, Turgay / Moskowitz, Michael A. (eds.)

New York Academy of Sciences

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1. Edition August 2017
408 Pages, Hardcover
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Dalkara, Turgay / Moskowitz, Michael A. (Editor)

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A timely, broad-ranging exploration of the neurobiological basis and molecular mechanisms of migraines

Migraines impact the lives of a significant portion of the world's population, afflicting sufferers with severe pain, nausea, and often visual impairment. The WHO views migraines as an important public health issue, and ranks them in its top twenty most disabling illnesses. Neurobiological Basis of Migraine reviews the latest advances made in our understanding of the primary basic mechanisms of migraine headache and provides valuable insights into how these findings are being translated into novel treatment and prevention strategies around the world.

Written for researchers and clinicians alike, the book features edited contributions from distinguished experts in the field, taking a focused, yet wide-ranging approach to the subject. It begins by exploring the pathways and networks mediating migraine headaches, their underlying physiological mechanisms, characteristics of visceral pain, and the concept of dural neurogenic inflammation. From there the authors delve into the mechanisms sustaining the head pain and photophobia associated with migraines, and they review the pharmacology of newly discovered migraine treatments. These basic chapters are followed by clinical and genetic studies linking to key issues, including cortical spreading depression, ion channels, transporters, and epilepsy.
* Reviews of the latest advances in our understanding of the neurobiological basis of migraine
* Translates important research findings from around the globe into novel treatments strategies currently being investigated
* Provides researchers and clinicians with a deep understanding of the primary mechanisms of migraine from migraine modeling to clinical applications
* Includes contributions by many of the most respected researchers in the field, world-wide
* Discusses exciting recent developments in migraine mutations and their role in CSD, as well as the role of CSD in aura and trigeminal activation

Timely, comprehensive, and authoritative, Neurobiological Basis of Migraine is an indispensable working resource for clinicians and migraine, headache, and pain researchers, including neurobiologists, neuropharmacologists, neurologists, and vascular neurobiologists, as well as graduate students in those fields who are involved in researching migraine headaches.

Foreword
Hans-Christoph Diener

Anatomy and physiology

1) Functional anatomy of trigeminaovascular pain
Messlinger and Dux

2) Physiology of the meningeal sensory pathway
Strassman and Melo-Carrillo

3) Meningeal afferent ion channels and their role in migraine
Dussor

4) Functional Architecture of Central Pain Pathways: Focus on the Trigeminovascular System
Noseda and Villanueva

Special features of migraine pain

5) Visceral Pain
Gold and Gebhart

6) Meningeal Neurogenic Inflammation and Dural Mast Cells in Migraine Pain
Levy

7) Sensitization and photophobia in migraine
Schain and Burstein

8) Central circuits promoting chronification of migraine
Atcherley, Nation, Felice, Xie, Ossipov, Dodick and Porreca

9) Triptans to Calcitonin gene-related peptide modulators - small molecules to antibodies - the evolution of a new migraine drug class
Hargreaves

10) Lessons learned from CGRP mutant mice
Sowers, Tye and Russo

Clinical Characteristics of Migraine

11) The Clinical Characteristics of Migraine
Cutrer, Smith and Dodick

12) The Premonitory Phase of Migraine
Viana and Goadsby

Migraine genetics and CSD

13) The Genetic Borderland of Migraine and Epilepsy
Aiba and Noebels

14) Genetics of monogenic and complex migraine
Tolner, Eising, Terwindt, Ferrari and Maagdenberg

15) Lessons from familial hemiplegic migraine and cortical spreading depression
Daniella Pietrobon

16) From cortical spreading depression to trigeminovascular activation in migraine
Dalkara and Moskowitz

Modeling and imaging in migraine

17) Mathematical modeling of human cortical spreading depression
Dahlem

18) Tools for high resolution in vivo imaging of cellular and molecular mechanisms in cortical spreading depression and spreading depolarization
K1l1ç, Uhlirova, Tian, Saisan, Yaseen, Lee,. Vinogradov, Boas, Sakad?ic and Devor

19) Animal models of migraine aura
Chen, Theriot, Ayata and Brennan

20) Human models of migraine
Hansen and Ashina

21) Imaging pain and headache
Hodkinson Wilcox and Borsook
About the Editors

Turgay Dalkara, MD, PhD is Professor Neurology and Chair of the Institute of Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. He also holds a joint appointment at the department of Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston.

Michael A. Moskowitz, MD is Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and a former Member of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science & Technology. He is also a senior neuroscientist in the Departments of Radiology and Neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.