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 […]
Columbia Research Team
Since the LDA officially opened its doors in 1992, it has awarded 112 research grants from coast to coast. The Lyme Disease Association is one of the largest sources of private, nonprofit tick-bone diseases research funding in the United States. We strive to fund the most relevant research and cutting edge research aimed at investigating the prevention and treatment of tick-borne diseases. We choose projects led by top scientists who are able to publish in peer review to move the field forward.
LDA in partnership with an affiliate endowed the first center in the world to study chronic Lyme disease, which opened at Columbia University in 2007. The Center brings together researchers from various disciplines and from around the US.