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NEW RESEARCH
MRI findings reveal abnormalities occur in key brain structures of children diagnosed with PANS.

CME LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

Learn the latest evidence-based strategies for early and accurate diagnosis, individualized treatment, and management of PANDAS/PANS. Watch the complimentary,on demand webinar, An Overview for Diagnosing and Treating PANS/PANDAS, presented by Susan E. Swedo, MD, Scientist Emeritus at the National Institute of Health.

CLINICIAN RESOURCES

DIAGNOSTIC GUIDELINES

PPN maintains the most up to date clinical guidelines for PANDAS and PANS. Guidelines will always be based on published information and further refined and explained by the Diagnostics & Therapeutics Committee.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

PPN Treatment Options aim to provide the breadth of potential therapies for PANDAS and PANS, updated for the latest research and experience of clinicians. There are a variety of treatment options available.

SEEING YOUR FIRST PATIENT

“Seeing Your First Child with PANDAS/PANS” is a medical guide consisting of: overview and current theories, PANS diagnostic criteria, PANS workup recommendations, and setting medical and family expectations.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates for PANDAS/PANS patients will be made available by the PANDAS Physicians Network at www.pandasppn.org/coronavirus.
NEW: Request for physicians and medical professionals – Survey of the PANS/PANDAS Patient Population during the COVID-19 Pandemic

OUR MISSION

The PPN mission is to maintain the industry standard PPN Guidelines for Diagnostics and Therapeutics, foster continuous education and communication within the multi-disciplinary medical community and to sponsor research for developing diagnostic tests, treatment protocols and a cure for PANDAS/PANS within this generation.

MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS: BECOME A MEMBER OF PPN

It’s free to become a member of the PPN. Benefits include:
Communicate and ask questions to your peers.
Receive email alerts on new research, guidelines, and treatment protocols
 Option to be recognized as a practitioner who works with PANS/PANDAS patients
Receive occasional members only benefits

CHANGE THE COURSE OF MENTAL ILLNESS WITHIN A GENERATION

PPN’s goal is to help medical professionals understand, diagnose and treat PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome) and PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections) by providing to them quality research, diagnostic and treatment tools. Your donation dollars will not only help maintain PPN’s tools, but will help further prove that the immune system can cause such psychological distress.