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Drs. Aster V.E. Harder

PhD Student Neurology

Fields of Expertise

  • Migraine & Biochemistry
  • Migraine & Genetics
  • Clusterheadache & Genetics


  • MD-PhD Student Neurology
  • MD-PhD Student Human Genetics

Mission Statement

To broaden our understanding on why certain people get migraine by discovering biochemical and genetic aspects that play a role in migraine.


  • MSc. in Medicine
  • MSc. in Biomedical Sciences
  • International Headache Academy (iHEAD) 2018 London
  • International Headache Academy (iHEAD) 2019 Dublin

(Inter-)national collaborations

  • Member of the International Headache Genetics Consortium (IHGC)
  • Member of the International Consortium for Cluster Headache Genetics (ICCG)
  • Collaboration with Prof. dr. Thomas Hankemeier (Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research)
  • Collaboration with Prof. dr. Manfred Wuhrer (Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics)
  • Collaboration with Dr. Martin Giera (Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics)