Nanobody technology in the treatment of PANDAs/PANS

The field of nanobody technology has rapidly expanded over the past 5 years in the treatment of multiple conditions and millions of dollars have been spent by pharmaceutical companies in development of synthetic nanobodies to treat autoimmune conditions and cancers (especially in the brain).  Barry will be discussing naturally occuring nanobodies and its origins as well as the applications to improving immune response in children suffering from PANDAS/PANS. 

Barry Smeltzer, MPAS, PA-C


Barry Smeltzer, MPAS, PA-C, is the primary practitioner at Healing Provisions. He is a holistic practitioner who specializes in biomedical and environmental medicine interventions to assist the body in the healing process. He has dedicated his career to healing children and families after his own son was diagnosed with multiple medical conditions, from which all he has significantly improved.

Barry has a Masters in Physician Assistant studies from Finch University/Chicago Medical School and has been certified as a Defeat Autism Now! clinician. He has several published articles in The Autism File and Autism Science Digest. He has presented across the country for organizations such as TACA, Holistic Mom’s Network, National Autism Association and AutismOne. Barry has also spoken for local organizations – the San Antonio Natural Parenting group and Any Baby Can San Antonio.