MRF congratulates the winners of its 2013 research grants - a record of eight new awards. For the press release Click here.
To learn about our new grants Click here.
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.
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.
Why Everything From Frigid Temperatures to Lightning Can Induce Migraines
TheDailyBeast.com, January 8, 2014
You're not crazy - this cold weather could be giving you a migraine! Read More.
They Don't Give You a Headache - But 'Silent Migraines' Can Be Even More Shattering
DailyMail.co.uk, January 7, 2014
Experiences of migraine aura varies. Some people experience just an aura, while others initially have aura symptoms and then go on to develop a severe headache. Read More.
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Calling All Athletes: MRF is once again a Charity Partner in the New York City Triathalon to be held this year on Sunday, August 3, 2014 and the TCS NYC Marathon on Sunday, November 3, 2014. For More information about participating, email:
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.
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Dr. Marcela Romero-Reyes has just completed her research grant from MRF, The Effect of the CGRP Receptor Antagonist (MK-8825) on the Response to Trigeminal Nociception and Pro-inflammatory Cytokine Release. To read her final report and learn more about MRF's other completed grants, Click here.