PANDAS Network $50K Grant is Used to Fund a New Stem Cell Model to Accelerate PANDAS/PANS Research

Generous donations to the PANDAS Network in the amount of $50,000 from the 2023 Research Fund was awarded to Dr. Irene Munk Pedersen for her exciting PANDAS/PANS research. Her laboratory developed a way to model the human blood-brain barrier (BBB) in 3D by converting human skin cells into stem cells. These stem cells are grown… Continue reading PANDAS Network $50K Grant is Used to Fund a New Stem Cell Model to Accelerate PANDAS/PANS Research

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Behind the Scenes of PANDAS Research

Behind every cure is a tremendous amount of financial support from government funding agencies like the National Institute of Health (NIH). However, some diseases receive little to no NIH funding. Unfortunately, PANDAS is one of those diseases. Here we will pull back the curtain and take a look behind the scenes to understand why the… Continue reading Behind the Scenes of PANDAS Research

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Pennsylvania Small Businesses Make a BIG Impact Toward PANDAS Research

The PANDAS Network is a small nonprofit trying to improve the lives of children and adults living with PANDAS/PANS in a BIG way. We are incredibly grateful for every donation, big or small, as it advances our mission. Small Businesses Make a Big Difference Chuck and Renee Lumio hosted the 2020 Lumio Casino Royale charity… Continue reading Pennsylvania Small Businesses Make a BIG Impact Toward PANDAS Research

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Your Donations at Work: $50K Awarded to Stanford University Researcher, Noor Hussein, Ph.D.

Thanks to the support of our donors, the PANDAS Network has awarded Noor Hussein, Ph.D. from Stanford University, a $50,000 grant to investigate the function of an anti-inflammatory white blood cell called regulatory T cells, in PANS children! This research will allow health professionals to determine if abnormal brain inflammation is caused by malfunctioning anti-inflammatory… Continue reading Your Donations at Work: $50K Awarded to Stanford University Researcher, Noor Hussein, Ph.D.

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