UKE – Hamburg, DE

The IFSN is internationally recognized as one of the world-leading centers in functional imaging with long-standing expertise in clinical, epidemiological and imaging headache research. Arne May’s team conducts human neuroimaging studies in primary headache and experimental trigeminovascular nociception to unravel mechanisms (and their modulation) of chronification of pain and plasticity changes in the human brain. Arne May is the migraine (functional) imaging expert in Europe, and probably the world.

UKE website: Department of Systems Neuroscience


  • Participant in WP1, WP3, WP4, and WP6

Key Personnel

Arne May, MD, PhD, is Professor of Neurology and Deputy Chair of the Department of Systems Neuroscience at the University of Hamburg. He is the past president of the German Headache Society. His major research interests are to dissect basic mechanisms of head pain and the chronification of pain and plasticity within the human brain.