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Drs. Irene de Boer

PhD Student Neurology

Fields of expertise

  • Migraine & Genetics
  • Migraine-associated hereditary disorders, including RVCL-S


  • PhD candidate neurology
  • Treating physician (MD) at headache clinic, focus on hemiplegic migraine and RVCL-S

    Mission statement

    To gain insight into the genetics of migraine and the clinical spectrum of associated hereditary disorders including retinal Vasculopathy with Cerebral leukoencephalopathy and Systemic manifestations (RVCL-S).


    • MD at Leiden University
    • MSc. In Biomedical Sciences at Leiden University

    (Inter-)national collaborations

    • Member of International Headache Genetics Consortium (IHGC)
    • Member of International Consortium for Cluster headache Genetics (CCG)
    • Collaboration with department of Ophthalmology, Radiology and Internal medicine of the LUMC
    • Member commity International headache Society Junior Group, Membership group en Women Leadership forum