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Uwe Reuter, EAN 2020 – Characteristics of the HER-MES trial in episodic and chronic migraine

Published Online: June 5th 2020

Uwe Reuter (Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany) talks to us about the first head-to-head randomized, double-blind, double-dummy trial of erenumab and topiramate for the prevention of episodic and chronic migraine (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03828539).

1. What are the unmet needs in the treatment of episodic migraine? (
2. Could you tell us a little about the objectives and design of the HER-MES study of erenumab vs topiramate? (
3. What have been the findings of the study so far? (
4. What has been the impact of antibodies targeting calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) on the treatment landscape for episodic migraine? (
5. How do you see the treatment of episodic migraine progressing in the next 5 years? (

Speaker disclosure: Uwe Reuter reports having received honoraria for consulting and lectures within the past 3 years from Amgen, PharmAllergan, Eli Lilly, Lundbeck, Novartis Pharma, Hormosan Pharma, electroCore, Medscape, Novartis, StreaMedUp and Teva, he holds no stocks of pharmaceutical companies or medical device companies.

Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media.

Filmed at the 6th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) and 1st EAN Virtual Congress, May 2020.

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