Messoud Ashina is Professor of Neurology in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is also Director of the Human Migraine Research Unit at the Danish Headache Center and Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, Denmark.
He received his medical degree from Azerbaijan Medical University and completed his residency in neurology at the University of Copenhagen, where he was awarded his PhD and DMSc.
Professor Ashina has been actively involved in headache research since 1995. His research interests include experimental migraine models and functional neuroimaging. He has authored over 300 papers, abstracts and book chapters on the topic of headache, including migraine.