Dr. Dritan Agalliu

Research in my laboratory is focused on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate the formation of the blood–brain barrier in the central nervous system (CNS) and the mechanisms of barrier breakdown in a variety of CNS diseases. These diseases include stroke and autoimmune diseases having symptoms that include blood-brain barrier failure, using a… Continue reading Dr. Dritan Agalliu

Dr. Elizabeth Latimer

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. Madeleine Cunningham, Ph.D.

Microbiology and Immunology George Lynn Cross Research Professor of Autoimmunity and Infection https://www.oumedicine.com/mi/faculty/madeleine-w-cunningham-phd

Dr. Margo Thienemann, M.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.

Fulvio D’Acquisto

Professor Fulvio D’Acquisto, PhD, is a Professor of Life Sciences of Roehampton London, United Kingdom.  His research at the University of Naples Federico II focused on experimental pharmacology focused on the mechanisms of NF-kB gene expression in inflammation. His postdoctoral work on Immunobiology at Yale Medical School (1999-2004) and later at Biochemical Pharmacology Laboratory at… Continue reading Fulvio D’Acquisto

Christopher Pittenger, MD, Ph.D

Yale Faculty

Christopher Pittenger, MD, Ph.D., is a Mears and Jameson Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center and Deputy Chair for Translational Research in Psychiatry at Yale University.  He has directed the Yale OCD Research Clinic since 2007 and leads a broad research program investigating the phenomenology, treatment, and neural and psychological underpinnings… Continue reading Christopher Pittenger, MD, Ph.D

Denise Calaprice-Whitty, PhD

After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Harvard University and her MS and PhD from Princeton, Dr. Denise Calaprice-Whitty became an NIH fellow at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in the departments of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology and Child Psychiatry.  During her time at Columbia, her research on the psychoneuroimmunology of childhood… Continue reading Denise Calaprice-Whitty, PhD

Alberto Spalice, MD, MA

Prof. Alberto Spalice, MD, MA, Pediatric Neurologist, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Neurology Division at the Azienda Policlinico Umberto I, Università “La Sapienza” of Rome – Department of Paediatrics.   With a Masters in Pediatric Immunology he is also Course Director of Pediatric Nursing and Pediatric Immunology. He’s an active member… Continue reading Alberto Spalice, MD, MA

Gary Westbrook, MD

Gary Westbrook, MD received medical training and did graduate study in Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. Following residencies in internal medicine and neurology in Boston and St. Louis, he worked in basic neuroscience at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. Currently, he is a senior scientist at the Vollum Institute in Portland… Continue reading Gary Westbrook, MD