Tobias Kurth is a Director of Research at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) - Research Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux.
He is further an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Kurth received his M.D. from the University of Tübingen in Germany and a doctorate in epidemiology from Harvard. His research projects are in the area of neuroepidemiology, cardiovascular epidemiology and pharmacoepidemiology. He is particularly interested in migraine and its association with the vascular system, cardiovascular disease, genetic determinants, and consequences on brain structure and function. Dr. Kurth has published >200 articles in indexed journals and is Associate Editor of Cephalalgia and Consulting Clinical Epidemiology Editor at the British Medical Journal.