Scientists who discovered migraine mechanism win £1.1m Brain prize

Scientists who discovered migraine mechanism win £1.1m Brain prize

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By: Linda Geddes | Scientists who discovered migraine mechanism win £1.1m Brain prize | Neuroscience | The Guardian

World’s largest neuroscience prize goes to researchers whose work has paved way for preventive treatments

Four scientists who discovered a key mechanism that causes migraines, paving the way for new preventive treatments, have won the largest prize for neuroscience in the world, sharing £1.1m.

The Lundbeck Foundation in Denmark announced on Thursday that the British researcher Peter Goadsby, Michael Moskowitz of the US, Lars Edvinsson of Sweden and Jes Olesen of Denmark had won the Brain prize.

Related: Everything you ever wanted to know about migraines (but were in too much pain to ask)

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