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Friday, July 7 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
A Parental Primer on PANDAS & PANS

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The presenters will provide information about the latest recommendations for the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of PANDAS and PANS, including suggestions for medical and laboratory evaluation of acute-onset cases. Updated treatment options will be presented, including the latest guidelines for use of antibiotics, anti-obsessional medications, cognitive behavior therapy and anti-inflammatory or immunomodulatory therapies.


Sue Swedo, MD

Chief, Pediatrics, NIMH
Susan E. Swedo, M.D., is Chief of the Pediatrics & Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, NIMH. Her research has focused on diagnosis and treatment of childhood neuropsychiatric conditions, including Sydenham’s chorea, Tourette Syndrome, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD... Read More →

Jennifer Frankovich, MD

Dr. Frankovich is a clinical associate professor of Pediatrs focusing on Rheumatology at Stanford University.

Dritan Agalliu, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University
Dr. Dritan Agalliu is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Neurology, Pathology & Cell Biology and Pharmacology at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. After receiving in PhD from Columbia University in 2006, Dr. Agalliu accepted a faculty position... Read More →

Kyle Williams

Harvard Med School Director;, Pediatric Neuropsychiatry and Immunology Program /Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Kyle Williams is the founder and director of the Pediatric Neuropsychiatry and Immunology Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Williams has a lifelong interest in OCD, tics, and PANDAS, and treats and... Read More →

Friday July 7, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm PDT
Golden Gate B