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Marcelo E. Bigal, MD, PhD

Marcelo E. Bigal, MD, PhD, is the Global Director of Scientific Affairs—Neuroscience, at Merck Research Laboratories, and was previously at the Department of Neurology at the Albert
Einstein College of Medicine.

Since 2001, Dr Bigal has devoted himself fully to the study of headache. He is a former Director of Research at the New England Center for Headaches, and of the Montefiore Headache Center. He was Co-Director of the Scientific Annual Meeting of the American Headache Society from 2005 to 2007, and of the International Headache Congress in 2007. His awards include the 2005 American Academy of Neurology Harold-Wolff John Graham Award, the American Headache Society 2004 and 2005 Kapplan Awards, the American Headache Society 2005 Preventive Research Award, the 2007 International Headache Congress Award for Best Presentation to the annual meeting, the 2008 Wolff Award of the American Headache Society, and the Annual Lectureship Award of the National Headache Foundation. Dr. Bigal has published over 155 articles in indexed journals, edited three books, and authored or co-authored 20 book chapters.