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Drs. Britt W.H. van der Arend

Arts-onderzoeker Neurologie


  • Migraine & Sex hormones
  • Hormone-based treatment for female migraine patients
  • Triggers in 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.  


  • MD at Leiden University

National collaboration

  • 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