Gordon Munro is a senior scientist at the Danish Headache Center. Postdoctoral work in Edinburgh researching spinal pain mechanisms regulating hyperexcitability after neuropathic injury led to a transition into pain drug discovery starting at NeuroSearch and then Lundbeck. A strong emphasis on animal pain models and behavioural pharmacology has helped contribute to the development of 4 pain-related compounds which have progressed into humans. Dr Munro is also the author of more than 65 peer-reviewed publications within this field, and 14 pain-related patents. His research activities currently focus on developing improved animal models of migraine for use in migraine drug discovery.