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Video: Dr. Jennifer Frankovich Discusses PANS/PANDAS

Post Infectious Inflammatory Brain Disorders and PANS/PANDAS:

A Conversation with Jennifer Frankovich, MD, MS
Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology Rheumatology at Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Co-director of Stanford’s Immune Behavioral Health Clinic and a founding member of the PANS Research Consortium.

Hosted by Keith Moore, PANDAS Physicians Network, Director of Research

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PANDAS Physicians Network 2022

Discussion Topics Include:

Is PANS auto-immune or more an inflammatory disorder

What is the role of inflammation on neuropsychiatric symptoms

What are potential immunogenic markers associated with PANS

Research vs clinical treatment – classifying the acuteness of symptom onset

Impact of COVID-19 on neuropsychiatric disorders

Relevance of the microbiome and the gut-brain link

Participation in the new PANS/PANDAS IVIG trial

Building a biorepository and the need for healthy controls