“Lyme & Reason: Battles & Breakthroughs Against Lyme Disease” has been nominated as a finalist for the 2020 Sharecare Awards , in partnership with the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter, renowned for the Emmy Awards. This is a great opportunity for the Lyme community to raise awareness about Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
List of LDA Newsletters
LDA 2019 Grants/Non-Lyme TBDs Rising/Fallon Post Treatment Lyme Study/Chronic Lyme in House Language/Rodent Bait Vaccine
LDA strives to fund the most relevant and cutting edge research aimed at investigating the diagnosis, treatment, pathology, and prevention of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. The goal is to have researchers publish in peer review and move the field of tick-borne diseases forward. To date, LDA has 53 peer-reviewed publications that have resulted from its supported research.
Help Us Work for You/Tick Act Becomes Law/ILADS Defines CLD/TBDWG 2020 Meeting/Torrey Lawsuit Update
Help Us Work for You! Let’s Provide a Healthier New Year. This year has been another busy one for the Lyme Disease Association (LDA). We have now been working for Lyme and tick-borne diseases (TBD) for 29 years, with individuals who are patients and family members of patients driving the programs. We care about you, your family, your friends, your pets, who have or might acquire Lyme disease and other TBD. That is why 97% of our funds go directly to programs most years. By donating today you can help us continue our programs to help Lyme patients.
LDA Giving Tuesday Supports LymeAid 4 Kids/New! 2018 Lyme Case Numbers Reported/Lyme Wars Are Not Over/Tick Act Needs Your Help
Help the LymeAid 4 Kids Fund. LDA #GivingTuesday, December 3, 2019. Our Campaign runs through Dec 31, 2019. The mission of LDA, a national non-profit, is to raise funds and awareness for Lyme & TBDs. LDA is asking #GivingTuesday donors to support LDA’s LymeAid 4 Kids (LA4K) fund. Children, ages 0-19 are 29% of Lyme disease cases. Your help is greatly appreciated!
The Tick Act Needs More Co-Sponsors. Contact Your Congressperson. The Senate Tick Act (Collins, ME) was passed out of the Senate HELP Committee; however, it was a different bill than the one that was originally submitted to the Senate Committee that many Lyme groups supported. The HELP committee replaced it in its entirety with a Manager’s Amendment, submitted “in the nature of a substitute,” which still keeps the same bill number, S-1657, and it was renamed the Kay Hagan Tick Act. For more information and action to take…
Congressional Press Conf/#GivTue LymeAid4Kids/Another Powassan Death/NIH Strategic Plan/LDA Educates/IDSA Guidelines Critique
New NIH Lyme Research Strategy Praised. A press conference was held at the Wall Township Municipal Complex hosted by Congressman Christopher Smith (R-NJ). The Congressman highlighted information on the “NIH Strategic Plan for Tick-Borne Disease Research,” as well as “The Tick Act,” a bipartisan effort to improve research, prevention, diagnostics, and treatment for tick-borne diseases.
Conference Successful/Congressman Smith Honors LDA/Advocates Meet/TBDWG Mtg/Sussex Co. Lyme Conf/Powassan Patients/Disulfiram Updates
20th Conference Another Sold Out Event! Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (LDA) and Columbia University jointly provided the “20th Annual Scientific Update for Clinicians & Researchers: Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases” on September 21st and 22nd in Philadelphia. Over the past two decades, the conference has grown to be an essential event for the Lyme disease community.
LDA/Columbia Lyme Conf/TBDWG Mtg/Fed. Investigation/New Repellent/New Test/ IDSA Guidelines Rebuttal/Tick Act
Reduced Rate Registration through September 19th! This conference features 23 faculty consisting of clinicians and researchers from across the US and Canada and is designed for health professionals & researchers, but it is also open for registration to the general public to attend.
FDA Clears New Lyme Test. An alternative approach for detecting antibodies. The Lyme Disease Association announces that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday cleared for marketing four previously cleared tests for the diagnosis of Lyme disease
Early Bird Registration has been extended untilJuly 8th! LDA/Columbia CME Conference September 21 & 22, 2019, Hilton Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, PA. Register Now! Scholarship application due July 14, 2019.