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Joseph J. Burrascano Jr. MD is a physician who was an early innovator in the field of tick-borne diseases, having begun his clinical research in the mid-1980s in cooperation with several other key pioneers. In addition, he is well known for his educational presentations and for his monographs on diagnostic and treatment guidelines for Lyme and related tick-borne illnesses – a classic series that has been freely circulated around the world since 1989.
The Open Journal Of Public Health, (Scott, J.D. et al.), published “Morphological Abnormalities in Blacklegged Tick, Ixodes scapularis, Initiated by Environmental Contaminant,” on August 29, 2022. In this publication authors […]
Journal of Medical Entomology published, “Reported County-Level Distribution of Seven
Human Pathogens Detected in Host-Seeking Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Contiguous United States” by Amy C. Fleshman, et al.
HISTORY: Delaney Dixon, a 6th grade Windsor, NY student contracted Lyme disease in 2017 following an undetected tick bite. It took her several years of treatment to recover, and she […]
In this study published by Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, researchers used mass spectrometry-based proteome profiling and parallel reaction monitoring to detect multiple pathogens in black-legged ticks collected from the Southern […]
LDA President’s Blog –
Lyme Disease Association Mourns Loss of Dr. Nick Harris, Lyme Testing Pioneer
From LDA President Pat Smith’s Blog: One of the greatest champions for Lyme and tick-borne disease patients is gone. A man of great talents and sterling character—a man with a presence. Dr. Nick Harris, founder of IGeneX Labs and an early developer of Lyme tests which undoubtedly saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients across the world with Lyme & tick-borne diseases. He not only gave patients hope but gave them tangible solutions for their diagnostic dilemmas.
LDA Guest Bloggers Chris and Delaney Dixon & BU students: Jung Wok Oh, Justin Adamczak and Salvatore Mezzatesta Photo credit: Binghamton University / Jonathan CohenDelaney Dixon is a 6th grader […]