2013 Annual Scientific Conference: Science, Research & Myth

1st Upper Midwest Lyme Conference

The Lyme Disease Association, Inc. held its 14th annual scientific conference, Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Science, Research & Myth at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, on Saturday June 1 and Sunday June 2, 2013. 11.0 Prescribed CME Credits were offered to physician attendees. Seventeen faculty consisting of clinicians and researchers, one from Switzerland, Dr. Judith Miklossy, discussing Lyme and its relationship to Alzheimer’s, another Dr. Charlie Johnson, a physicist from UPenn, presenting a novel test for Lyme using nano technology, educated an audience consisting of many physicians, researchers, health care providers, and the public. CBS News came and interviewed LDA president Pat Smith, and took clips from clinician Dr. Sam Shor as he presented. Portions of the conference were also taped and will be broadcast on public television in the Minneapolis area and may be featured on the LDA website.. Further details will follow.