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 publications that have resulted from its supported […]
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Originally Published Sept 5, 2018 Pat Smith, Pres. of Lyme Disease Association, Inc. interviewed on Fox5NY “Lyme & Reason: Battles & Breakthroughs Against Lyme Disease” “Lyme & Reason: Battles & Breakthroughs Against Lyme Disease” will air on Friday, September 7th at 10:30pm on Fox 5 NY. This news special examines the progress being made – […]
Steven Schutzer, MD speaking at 2008 LDA conference in San Francisco with Research Assistant Heather MatthewsThe national non-profit Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (LDA) awarded almost a quarter of a million dollars in new grant monies to Lyme and tick-borne diseases researchers, education groups and children who are Lyme patients in 2012. LDA is a national […]
The Rotary Club of Manchester (VT) is holding a benefit for Lyme Disease Association and other local charities. For more information about the race go to http://www.gearupforlyme.com The Rotary Club of Manchester (VT) is holding a benefit for Lyme Disease Association and other local charities. For more information about the race go to http://www.gearupforlyme.com The Gear […]
Signons from Lyme Group Leaders on FDA Test TakeoverThe Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (LDA) has formulated a response to FDA to be included in its comment period on its testing Guidance which will affect specialty lab Lyme tests. Therefore, groups who want to support the position taken by the LDA may join in on the […]
LDA President Pat Smith and NJ State Senator Sean Kean, on August 13, 2009, at a meeting to discuss the issue of Lyme disease in New Jersey and nationwide.
Wisconsin ranks 7th in the country and Minnesota ranks 8th in reported Lyme disease cases, dispelling the myth that Lyme is a disease only found in the Northeast. LDA discussed HR 1179 with legislative offices there after a 4-day August trip in those states, hosted by the Minnesota Lyme Action Support Group, an LDA affiliate.
Regional Conference to Assess Research and Outreach Needs in Integrated Pest Management to Reduce the Incidence of Tick-Borne Diseases in the Southern US Group workshop attendees at the Lyme in the South 3-day workshop at the CDC in Atlanta in January 2009. The conference was sponsored by the Southern Region Integrated Pest Management Center, Centers […]