Open Access Government recently interviewed Paul Mead, Chief of the Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). The interview focuses on the increasing […]
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a four-year grant in the amount of $2.1 million to Washington State University so that researchers there may further develop methods for the prevention of Lyme disease and anaplasmosis, another common tick-borne coinfection.
Lyme patient advocate Monica White, President, Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Association (COTBBAA), had verbal comments accepted at the July 2020 meeting of the HHS Tick-Borne Diseases Working Group: “My name […]
A group of Columbia physicians, led by Brian Fallon MD, MPH, Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the director of Columbia’s Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center, continues with plans to dramatically expand their efforts in combating the growing threat of Lyme & TBD to public health in the US. Thanks to a $16 million gift from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation, announced earlier this year, the group recently launched a new clinical program, the Cohen Center for Health and Recovery from Tick-Borne Diseases.
In the early decades of Lyme disease up until the early 2000s, it was difficult for researchers who wanted to publish in peer review to be successful due to the controversy surrounding the disease and a climate to suppress important information on Lyme disease. The Journal of Spirochetal & Tick-borne Diseases, of the then LDF, published many articles germane to diagnosis, treatment, symptoms. The International Lyme & Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) is now able to feature those articles, which include early articles on neurologic Lyme and gastrointestinal manifestations, a subject difficult to find even now.
A review article has just been published by the Journal of Medical Entomology describing the ticks and tick-borne diseases of Colorado which includes tick-host associations, geographic distributions and medical/veterinary importance. […]
The results of a study to collect ticks from Pike County, Pennsylvania, conducted by the Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory of East Stroudsburg University included real time PCR analysis of ticks […]
2019 Annual Scientific Conference – Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: 20th Annual Scientific Update for Clinicians & Researchers
The Lyme Disease Association held the 20th annual scientific conference, Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: 20th Annual Scientific Update for Clinicians & Researchers, on September 21 & 22, 2019 in […]
A study by Elizabeth Lee-Lewandrowski, PhD, MPH, et al, published in The American Journal of Clinical Pathology from the Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, evaluated […]
On Oct 5, LDA President Pat Smith joined Dr. Dan Cameron (NY) and Kristen Reihman (PA) at Sussex County Community College in Sussex County, NJ to discuss ticks and tick-borne […]