Thirty six million Americans suffer from migraine. UVM Neurology Professor, Dr. Robert Shapiro is one of the country’s leading migraine researchers. He directs the Fletcher Allen headache clinic, and is also an advocate for funding more migraine research.
He recently returned from a lobbying trip to Washington that he co-organized and dubbed "Headache on the Hill." He spoke with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about his research and the science behind migraine.