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Drs. Iris E. Verhagen

Arts-onderzoeker Neurologie


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


  • 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 Utrecht University
  • EHF School of Advanced Studies (EHF-SAS) 2018 Rome
  • International Headache Academy (iHEAD) 2018 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