Andrew C. Charles, MD

Professor of Neurology
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

Dr. Andrew Charles received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He completed his neurology residency training and did a neuropharmacology research fellowship at UCLA before joining the faculty full-time in 1992. Dr. Charles is currently 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 is also Director of the UCLA Goldberg Migraine Program, which includes basic and clinical research, education, and care of patients with headache disorders. His laboratory focuses on cellular and pharmacological mechanisms of migraine and pain, with a particular interest in the development of novel therapies. Dr. Charles is an associate editor of the journal Cephalalgia, and he has served on the Board of Trustees of the International Headache Society. He currently holds the position of Secretary of the American Headache Society.

Last modified: October 15, 2018