Program

Saturday, March 14, 2015

7:00-8:00 am
Registration and Breakfast
8:00-8:10
Welcome
Louise S. Kiessling, MD, FAAP
8:10-8:40
Is PANS Controversial?
Susan E. Swedo, MD
8:40-9:10
Recognition and Diagnosis of Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS)
James F. Leckman, MD, PhD
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 Diagnostic Dilemmas
Audience Response System
1:30-2:00 Behavioral Management of PANS/PANDAS
Tanya K. Murphy, MD, MS 
2:00-2:30 Role of Antibiotics
Michael Cooperstock, MD, MPH 
2:30-2:50 Break
2:50-3:20 Immune Modulary Treatment
Jenny Frankovich Sargent, MD, MS
3:20-3:50 Co-morbid Abnormalities: EEG and Polysomnographic
Xiangping Zhou, MD, PhD
3:50-4:30 Panel Discussion, Question & Answer Session
4:30 pm Adjourn