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Dr. Daphne S. van Casteren

Arts in opleiding tot neuroloog


  • Migraine & Sex hormones
  • Hormone-targeted preventative treatments for migraine


  • PhD-student
  • Treating physician (MD) at headache clinic, focus on migraine influenced by sex hormonal fluctuations

Mission Statement

To unravel the role of sex hormones in female migraine patients and develop a hormone-targeted preventative treatment.


  • Medicine at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam
  • International Headache Academy (iHEAD) 2016 London

National collaborations

  • Collaboration with the Division of Vascular Medicine and Pharmacology of Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam
  • Collaboration with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Erasmus Medical Center and University Medical Center Utrecht