Genetics of primary headaches.

  title={Genetics of primary headaches.},
  author={Esther E Kors and Joost Haan and Michel D. Ferrari},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  volume={12 3},
Migraine has become an important topic in the field of complex genetic disorders. The identification of a gene on chromosome 19p encoding for an alpha 1A calcium channel subunit causing familial hemiplegic migraine has led to the classification of migraine as a channelopathy. More recently, efforts have been made to clarify the genetics of other primary headaches.