Analysis of Headache Chronification With Imaging, Deep Phenotyping, and Proteomics

Trial ID or NCT#



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Study is aimed at determining why some patients with episodic headache proceed to chronic daily or near daily headaches. The Investigators seek to discover differences in brain anatomy and function, composition of cerebrospinal fluid, blood products, genetics, and patient phenotypes that might help explain this process.

Official Title

SunStar Project to Explore the Chronification Process in Headache Through Functional Imaging, Deep Phenotyping, and Analysis of CSF of Blood Products

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: ALL
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. * Subjects must agree to sign informed consent.* Subject must be able to or at least with some help willing to complete online questionnaires in English .* Willing to comply with study instructions.
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. \* Understand English.


Robert P. Cowan, MD, FAAN, FAHS
Robert P. Cowan, MD, FAAN, FAHS
Headache and facial pain specialist, Neurologist, General neurologist, Headache specialist
Clinical Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences Clinical Professor (By courtesy), Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

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Bharati Sanjanwala, M.Sc.