Harvard Scientist Awarded National Headache Foundation Special Lectureship

Feb 15, 2013, 12:00 ET from National Headache Foundation

CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Headache Foundation is pleased to announce that Nasim Maleki, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2013 Seymour Diamond, M.D. Lectureship. Doctor Maleki is an Instructor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

The lectureship was established in 2005 to honor the Executive Chairman and Founder of the National Headache Foundation – Seymour Diamond, M.D. The award recognizes the most significant paper in headache which was published during the past year.

The lecture will be presented on Monday, February 18, 2013, at the course, The 26th Annual Practicing Physician's Approach to the Difficult Headache Patient, which is sponsored by the Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation, and is held at the Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage, California. Doctor Maleki's lecture, "Her Versus Him Migraine: Multiple Sex Differences in Brain Function and Structure," is based on the article of the same title which appeared in the journal, Brain, Volume 135, 2012. Her coauthors were Clas Linnman, Jennifer Brawn, Rami Burstein, Lino Becerra, and David Borsook.

SOURCE National Headache Foundation