During cluster headache attacks, plasma levels of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) increase, and trigeminal nerve activation leads to pain. A new study shows that CGRP infusion can induce cluster headache attacks in some patients, with important implications for the investigation of CGRP-targeted therapies in cluster headache.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology
- Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience