AMD is in cooperative relationships with multiple organizations with the belief that nonprofits will be more powerful, cost effective and successful in collaboration with others.

The Carney Institute for Brain Science

About The Carney Institute for Brain Science

The Carney Institute brings together more than 100 faculty members spanning life and physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, humanities and medicine and fosters interdisciplinary research around three themes; fundamental discovery, brain health and neurotechnology.

Our Partnership

In 2014, the Association of Migraine Disorders sponsored a $100,000 multi-investigator pilot grant to support a migraine research project at Brown University. The project aligns with AMD’s overarching goal to further state-of-the-art research into the symptoms of migraine disease. This grant was the first step in a long term partnership with researchers at Brown.

AMD has worked closely with the team of Drs. Diane Lipscombe, Julie Kauer, Carl Saab, Chris Moore and Julie Roth to develop both a new animal model for testing migraine interventions and a post-doctoral position devoted to migraine research. There has been a recent seminar on migraine disorders and a student shadowing program.

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Migraine Research Foundation

About Migraine Research Foundation

The MRF raises money to fund research to discover the causes, improve the treatments, and find a cure for migraine.

Our partnership

AMD funds an annual $50,000 Migraine Disorders Grant. MRF generously provides the solicitaion and review of applications as well as the managment of the grants.

Vestibular Disorders Association

About VEDA

VEDA is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide information and support to people suffering from inner-ear balance disorders

Our partnership

AMD and VEDA share overlapping missions and seek to share information that might help both ogranizations grow stronger.

American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

About the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Organized by the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, the CORE program is a collaboration of several societies, foundations, and industry supporters focused on providing support for research in the field of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

Our partnership

AMD offers an annual $10,000 Otolaryngology resident grant for original migraine research.

CHEER APPLIED Practice-Based Research Network


The CHEER clinical research network’s mission is to become the national resource for practice-based clinical research in disorders of the ear, nose and throat; translate the latest evidence into practice efficiently and expeditiously; and ultimately improve patient care. CHEER is comprised of 24 private and academic sites around the country committed to practice-based research and improving outcomes.

Our partnership

AMD has funded a broad epidemiological study of head and neck migraine symptoms

Resources From Our Partners

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