Research in my laboratory is focused on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate formation of the blood-brain barrier in the central nervous system ( CNS) and the mechanisms of barrier breakdown in a variety of CNS diseases such as stroke and autoimmune diseases having symptoms that include blood-brain barrier failure, using a variety of genetic, molecular, cellular and imaging approaches.
M. Elizabeth Latimer, M.D., received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her residencies in pediatrics and neurology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., with special certification in child neurology. She served as chief of the Child Neurology Division at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., for five years,… Continue reading Dr. Elizabeth Latimer
Dr. Kyle Williams completed his residency, fellowship in child psychiatry and Ph.D. in Investigative Medicine/Neuroimmunology at the Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Graduate Studies. In 2013, he joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School and founded the Pediatric Neuropsychiatry and Immunology Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he treats children with PANDAS/PANS and… Continue reading Kyle Williams, M.D., Ph.D.
Microbiology and Immunology George Lynn Cross Research Professor of Autoimmunity and Infection https://www.oumedicine.com/mi/faculty/madeleine-w-cunningham-phd
Robert Fujinami received his B.A. from the University of Utah through the then Honor Program in Microbiology. He completed his Ph.D. at Northwestern University and received post-doctoral training and Assistant Professorship at The Scripps Research Institute. Prior to coming to the University of Utah as a professor, he was an Associate Professor at the University… Continue reading Robert S. Fujinami, Ph.D.
Dr. Thienemann helped develop the first clinic in the country exclusively devoted to PANS patients. She is the co-author of the first clinical diagnosis and treatment guidelines for PANS. Dr. Thienemann has been working as a clinician both as a private psychiatrist and a clinical professor at Stanford University for over 20 years and continues… Continue reading Dr. Margo Thienemann, M.D.