Program

Saturday, March 14, 2015

7:00-8:00 am
Registration and Breakfast
8:00-8:10
Welcome
Louise S. Kiessling, MD, FAAP
8:10-9:10
Continued Controversy or Case Closed?
What Clinicans Need to Know About PANDAS adn PANS (CANS)

Susan E. Swedo, MD
9:10-9:40
Anti-neuronal Autoantibodies in PANDAS/PANS and Beyond
Madeleine W. Cunningham, PhD
9:40-10:00
Circumventing the BBB: Animal Model for Antibody Production in the Brain
Christine J. Harling-Berg, PhD
10:00-10:20 Break
10:20-10:40 Inflammation and Immunodeficiency in PANS/PANDAS
Kyle A. Williams, MD
10:40-11:00 Immune Signatures in Plasma and CSF of Subjects with PANS/PANDAS
Mady Hornig, MA, MD
11:00-11-20 Clinical Laboratory and Physical Findings
Jenny Frankovich Sargent, MD, MS
11:20-11:50 Panel Discussion, Question & Answer Session
11:50-1:00 Lunch 
1:00-1:30 Behavioral Management of PANS/PANDAS
Tanya K. Murphy, MD, MS 
1:30-2:00 Role of Antibiotics
Michael Cooperstock, MD, MPH 
2:00-2:20 Break
2:20-2:50 Immune Modulary Treatment
Jenny Frankovich Sargent, MD, MS
2:50-3:20 Co-morbid Abnormalities: EEG and Polysomnographic
Xiangping Zhou, MD, PhD
3:20-3:45 Case Presentations
Moderated by Tanya K. Murphy, MD, MS 
3:45-4:30 Panel Discussion, Question & Answer Session
4:30 pm Adjourn

Dr. James F. Leckman will be unable to attend, but his topic will be provided & presented by Dr. Susan E. Swedo. His slides have been added as a resource on the secure conference site. Dr. Leckman's topic was "Recognition and Diagnosis of Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS)".