IN THE NEWS

The following are news stories relating to Mending Minds Foundation and its core research

mission, as well as stories supporting enhanced awareness of PANDAS and PANS.

October 11th 2019

Bill would ensure treatment for mysterious pediatric disease

Massachusetts State Sen. Jason Lewis and State Rep. Paul Brodeur filed complimentary legislation to ensure insurance coverage for therapies including Intravenous Immunoglobulin therapy for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus and Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome.

October 10th 2019

Parents, doctors coming together to raise awareness for rare pediatric disorder

Mending Minds Foundation co-founder Todd Crowley, whose children are diagnosed with Pandas, said, “It’s far more widespread we suspect than what it appears today, and it destroys families and it destroys childhoods, and we are trying to save those childhoods and keep those families together and save those families.”

October 10th 2019

PANDAS, a mysterious pediatric disease, has no cure

Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections is a life-altering disease that starts with a seemingly innocent sickness and transforms into severe and debilitating symptoms.

October 10th 2019

Massachusetts family grapple with mysterious pediatric disorder

Two Wellesley families watched their children transform from happy, thriving kids to aggressive and suicidal in a flash due to the mysterious disease Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections — and now they are pushing for answers in uncharted territory.

October 10th 2019

Mending Minds Foundation co-founder, Amanda Crowley, delivers speech at PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day at the Massachusetts Statehouse

October 10th 2019

Retired Chief of Pediatrics & Developmental Neuroscience for the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Susan Swedo, delivers Keynote Speech on PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day at the Massachusetts Statehouse

October 10th 2019

Chief of Infectious Disease at Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. Mark S. Pasternack at speech PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day at the Massachusetts Statehouse.

July 29th 2019

Wellesley families raising awareness after kids stricken by rare disease that brings devastating behavioural changes.

April 9th 2019

Mending Minds Foundation co-founder, Amanda Crowley, delivers US Congressional testimony advocating for NIH funding to research the cause, biomarkers and treatments for PANDAS and PANS.