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Support Miles for Migraine

Boston Education Day 2020

November 7, 2020

  • Time

    Saturday, November 7, 2020
    9:30 am - 1:00 pm

  • Location

    The Colonnade Boston Hotel
    120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116

  • Presenters

    • Andrea Harriott, MD, PhD

Keynotes, presenters and breakout sessions

Andrea Harriot

Andrea Harriott, MD, PhD

Dr. Harriott is a board certified neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Morgan State University. Dr. Harriott received a MD and PhD in Neuroscience from University of Maryland, Baltimore with predoctoral training at the Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research. She completed a Neurology Residency program at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville. She is subspecialty trained in vascular neurology and headache medicine, completing two fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital and The John R. Graham Headache Center.

Dr. Harriott has clinical research interests centered on chronic migraine pain, associations between migraine and stroke, and migraine and preeclampsia. Her basic science research focuses on discovering sex and hormonal influences on migraine pain and its comorbidities using optogenetic approaches to noninvasively generate cortical spreading depression as a rodent model of migraine aura.

She is a part of the TRANSCENDS (Training in Research for Academic Neurologists to Sustain Careers and Enhance the Numbers of Diverse Scholars) Program and is a BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) Scholar. She hopes to impact the lives of women suffering from migraine attacks and their associated comorbid conditions including stroke, preeclampsia and mental illness.

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