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About Our Experts - E. Anne MacGregor, MB BS MD MFSRH MICR DIPM

Dr. Anne MacGregor

Anne MacGregor, MB BS MD MFSRH MICR DIPM


Dr Anne MacGregor, Harley Street Consultant, is the former Clinical Research Director at the City of London Migraine Clinic, an independent medical charity, and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Research Centre for Neuroscience within the Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London. She is also an Instructing Doctor and examiner for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She is Treasurer of the International Headache Society (IHS) and was General Secretary from 1999 to 2005. She is a Trustee of the Migraine Trust and member of the Medical Advisory Board of Migraine Action Association, both lay organizations. Through her interest in pain management, she is an Executive Committee member of the Academic Pain Group at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is a co-author of BASH Headache Management Guidelines, which are now in their third edition. In the past, she was a Trustee and member of the Board of Directors of the British Association for the Study of Headache (BASH) and the Anglo- Dutch Migraine Association (ADMA). She was a member of the IHS Classification Subcommittees for Menstrual Migraine, and Tension-type headache and the IHS Task Force on oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy use in migraine sufferers.


Dr. MacGregor received her medical degree from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, University of London. She became interested in the association between migraine and female hormones at an early stage of her career, crossing between neurology and reproductive health, in order to pursue this interest. She has now published extensively on migraine in women and continues to research in this field. She has also been involved in numerous clinical therapeutic trials for migraine.


Dr MacGregor is an ad hoc reviewer for many publications including the British Medical Journal, The Lancet, The Lancet Neurology, Neurology, Drugs and Therapeutics Bulletin, Headache, Cephalalgia, Climacteric and Maturitas.


Dr. MacGregor has over 150 publications and 5 single-author books to her credit. She lectures extensively.

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