Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


Wojciech Kozubski

Poznań University of Medical Sciences


migraine pathophysiology trigeminovascular system neurogenic inflammation monoclonal antibodies migraine genetics familial hemiplegic migraine resting state trigeminovascular system chronic migraine chronification of migraine

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About the book

The presented book is devoted to one of the most prevalent spontaneous headache - a migraine. Chapters in the book will comprise of the most important contemporary topics in the field, including pathophysiology of the disease as a basis for migraine treatment, therapy of the disease - both abortive and prophylactic, and therapy of chronic migraine. One chapter on therapy will describe current therapeutic options, including monoclonal antibodies against both molecules of Calcitonin-Genene Related Peptide (CGRP), that plays crucial part in migraine pathophysiology and CGRP receptor as well. The separate chapter devoted to genetics of migraine will describe both monogenic and polygenic components in migraine inheritance. In another chapter, the genetic basis for one of the most established monogenic mutation - familial hemiplegic migraine, as well as cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) or mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS), will be considered. The neuroradiology part will discuss some techniques that have become widely used methods for measuring more accurately, due to a larger resolution, temporal and spatial image of the brain’s neural activity and its connectivity in migraine as the current development, and in the future. The chapter on chronic migraine will provide profound information on pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment options in this troublesome and unique form of migraine. The book will be indispensable publication for all doctors interested in spontaneous headaches.

Publishing process

Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: September 26th 2019

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline Extended: Open for Submissions

Potential authors submit chapter proposals ready for review by the academic editor and our publishing review team.

Approved chapters written in full and submitted

Deadline for full chapters: December 16th 2019

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: March 5th 2020

Full chapter manuscripts are screened for plagiarism and undergo a Main Editor Peer Review. Results are sent to authors within 30 days of submission, with suggestions for rounds of revisions.

Book compiled, published and promoted

Expected publication date: May 4th 2020

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About the editor

Wojciech Kozubski

Poznań University of Medical Sciences

Prof. Wojciech Kozubski is Head of Chair & Department of Neurology, University of Medical Sciences in Poznan, Poland. Prof. Wojciech Kozubski graduated in Medical School in Lodz, Poland, in 1980. Prof. Kozubski, in the years 1980-83 was a PhD student in Department of Neurology, Medical School in Lodz, and next – after his PhD degree – an assistant, adjunct scientific worker and assistant professor in this department. Prof. Kozubski was scholarshiped in Academic Unit of Neuroscience of Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School, University of London (1987-88), Department of Neurology in Sackler School of Medicine University of in Tel-Aviv (1990) and in Department of Neurology in University of Trondheim, Norway (1990-91). Prof. Kozubski is an author and co-author of over 290 papers (102 of them are original) concerning mainly the pathophysiology of migraine and related headaches, pathophysiology of stroke, dementia, treatment of headaches and stroke. Co-author and co- editor of the handbook of clinical neurology for neurologists, on brain tumors, affective diseases of nervous system, therapy in neurology. Editor of the handbook of treatment in neurology. Co-author and co- editor of the handbooks of clinical neurology for medical students. Co-author of the monography on stroke aphasia. In the years 2011-14 – Prof. Kozubski was the President of Polish Neurological Society; in the years 1999-2001 – the President of Polish Headache Society.

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