Professor of Neurology; Director, UCLA Goldberg Migraine Program
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Andrew Charles is a Professor of Neurology at the UCLA School of Medicine, where he holds the Meyer and Renee Luskin Chair in Migraine and Headache Studies. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California Berkeley, his MD from the UCLA School of Medicine, did his internship at Harbor-UCLA medical center, and neurology residency training at UCLA. He has been on the faculty of the UCLA Department of Neurology since 1992. His laboratory focuses on cellular and pharmacological mechanisms of migraine and pain, with a particular interest in the development of novel therapies. He is an associate editor of the journal Cephalalgia, and he has served on the Board of Trustees of the International Headache Society. He is currently on the Executive Board of the American Headache Society. He has published widely on basic and clinical aspects of migraine and pain, and lectures nationally and internationally on these topics.