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PANS and Autism – 2021 Updates – Webinar
September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Tune in to hear Jennifer Frankovich, MD, discuss the co-occurrence of systemic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases including the overlap between pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS) and autism.
About the Speaker
Jennifer Frankovich, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology Rheumatology (AIR) at Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH). Her clinical expertise is in systemic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases that co-occur with psychiatric symptoms. She completed her training in pediatrics, pediatric rheumatology, and clinical epidemiology at Stanford University/LPCH. She directs the Stanford PANS Program (2012- present) where she and her collaborators have created a longitudinal clinical database and large biorepository of patient and control biospecimens. In addition to generating clinical data to better understand the PANS illness, she is collaborating with ten basic science labs who aim to understand the immunological underpinnings of the illness.
Free certificates of participation are available upon successful completion of a brief knowledge quiz after the webinar. The quiz will be added to this page once the event has concluded.