The LUMC performs clinical research on headache, primarily focused on migraine and cluster headache. The headache research group LUMINA / LUCA consists of internationally renowned scientists and physicians from different departments of the LUMC.
On this website extensive information about migraine, cluster headache and familial hemiplegic migraine (FHM) can be found. We also list our research into the causes and treatment of migraine and cluster headache.
There is a newsletter in Dutch for migraine (LUMINA Nieuwsbrief ) and for cluster headache (LUCA Nieuwsbrief ). These newsletters inform on our latest studies and findings.
Possibility for financial support
Would you like to support our research on migraine, cluster headache and other forms of headache? More information is listed on the Financial Support page.
Recent scientific publications
- Pijpers JA, Wiendels NJ, Koppen H, Ferrari MD, Haan J, Terwindt GM. [Medication-overuse headache]. Ned Tijdschrijft Geneesk. 2018.
- Pelzer N, Haan J, Stam AH, Vijfhuizen LS, Koelewijn SC, Smagge A, de Vries B, Ferrari MD, van den Maagdenberg AMJM, Terwindt GM. Clinical spectrum of hemiplegic migraine and chances of finding a pathogenic mutation. Neurology. Februari 2018.