Dear Colleagues and Friends,

After the enormous success of last year’s Symposium, we are excited to invite you to the 3rd Annual International Headache Symposium in Israel January 10th, 2018.  
This unique Headache Symposium will bring some of the world’s most recognized clinicians and researchers together to share their expertise and knowledge.

The latest research and treatments of Headache and Facial pain will be presented at the Symposium. The Symposium is also an ideal opportunity for the development of academic relationships that may promote research and practice for all participants in the daily care of patients. 

We encourage all physicians who are interested in the field of Headache to join us and take an active part in this unique Headache Symposium.

Looking forward to seeing you all in Tel Aviv on Wednesday,  January 10th, 2018.

Oved Daniel M.D.
Headache & Facial Pain Clinic, Director
Ramat Aviv Medical Center
Arieh Kuritzky M.D.
Vice chairman, department of Neurology
Beilinson Medical Center (Emeritus)

The 3rd Annual International Headache Symposium in Israel

Registration fees include:

  • Entrance to all scientific sessions
  • Entrance to the Professional Exhibition
  • Coffee Breaks and Lunch

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations must be received by email to:
  • Cancellations received until January 2nd, 2018 – no cancellation fee
  • Cancellations received from January 3rd, 2018 – full registration fee with no refund. This includes non-arrivals.


Payment of registration fees should be made in USD for international participants and in NIS for local participants, by credit card only - Visa, MasterCard or American Express are accepted.

Dan Hotel Tel Aviv | January 10th, 2018


Keynote Speakers

Regisration Fees

Prof. Lars Edvinsson (Sweden) - President of the International Headache Society (IHS)

Prof. Allan Purdy (Canada) - President of the American Headache Society (AHS)

Prof. Alan Rapoport (USA) - Past President of the International Headache Society (IHS)
Prof. Rami Burstein (USA) - Professor of Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School
Prof. David Dodick (USA) - Past President of the International Headache Society (IHS)

Contact Us

Photos from IHSA January 2017

IHSI2018 Sponsors

Kenes Israel 

Tel: +972-3-9727469

Fax: +972-72-2447269

For your convenience, click here for a PDF version of the program.

Registration Information

08:00-09:00Gathering and Registration
Dr. Oved Daniel and Dr. Arieh Kuritzky (ISRAEL)
09:10-09:50Current Understanding of Migraine Pathophysiology: Science View
Prof. Rami Burstein (USA)
09:50-10:30Migraine Pathophysiology with a Clinical Perspective
Prof. David Dodick (USA)
10:30-11:10Critical Decisions in the Diagnoses and Treatment of Migraine
Prof. Allan Purdy (CANADA)
11:40-12:00Noninvasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Primary Headaches
Dr. Oved Daniel (ISRAEL)
12:00-12:20Pediatric Headache, Is It Different?
Dr. Jacob Genizi (ISRAEL)
12:20-12:50The Pipeline in Headache Treatment
Prof. Alan Rapoport (USA) 

Glymphatic system and what role it may play in the increased risk of stroke in Migraine Aura patient 

 Prof. Rami Burstein (USA)

14:40-15:20Advances in our Understanding of the CGRP Ligand and Receptor Signaling Pathways
Prof. Lars Edvinsson (SWEDEN)

Update on Onobotulinumtoxin-A for Chronic Migraine, Cluster, and Trigeminal Neuralgia

Dr. Jack Schim (USA)

Headache Terrorism, Media and Collective Stress
Dr. Gal Ifergane (ISRAEL)
Open Discussion: All speakers