Lyme Disease Association-Columbia Virtual Conference Register Now
21st Annual Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Conference-Virtual
Virtual Conference Concluded Oct. 2
- All previously registered attendees for the conference October 2 have through October 24 to look at the recorded conference online. If you want to replay the conference, do the following:
- Log in through the Attendee Hub: https://cvent.me/d924Z3
- Then click on “Video Replay” – click on each session and there is a Replay button.
- All CME registered attendees, you must log into the Attendee Hub https://cvent.me/d924Z3 and click on the button for CME evaluation form which you MUST fill out.
- CME certificates from Columbia University will be automatically sent by end of October.
CONFERENCE COMPLETED 2021 Annual Scientific Conference The Lyme Disease Association Inc. and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons are jointly providing the 21st annual CME scientific conference, Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Research for a Cure, virtually, on October 2, 2021. This conference is designed to meet the high standards for continuing medical education credits for medical & health professionals and researchers. It is also open to the general public (adults only). Attendance may be limited! Please freely share this conference information on website, social media, etc.
- VIRTUAL CME CONFERENCE Lyme Disease Association-Columbia October 2, 2021 CME & Non-CME Registration available.
- Public Invited to register.
- Limited # scholarships are available for certain medical students, researchers, recent medical professionals, and for health department representatives Medical Scholarship Application
- For conference details & registration, go to: lymediseaseassociation.org/conference
- Want to register now? REGISTRATION PAGE
- Speakers & Topics? See below
John Aucott, MD / Keynote
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine Lyme Disease Research Center
Long Haulers: Lessons from Lyme disease, ME/CFS, and COVID-19
Brian A. Fallon, MD, MPH (Conference Co-Director, Moderator)
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of P & S
Director, Lyme & TBD Clinical & Research Centers, Columbia U. Irving Medical Center
Depression, Suicidal Behaviors, and Lyme: Results from a Nationwide Study in Denmark
Ed Breitschwerdt, DVM
Professor of Medicine and Infectious Disease
Bartonella Bacteremia and Neuropsychiatric Illnesses
Brandon L. Jutras, PhD
Asst. Professor, Fralin Life Sciences Institute, Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech
Not just another brick in the wall: The unusual peptidoglycan of Borrelia burgdorferi
Catherine A. Brissette, PhD
Assoc. Professor, Univ. of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Borrelia colonization of the dura mater induces inflammation in the CNS
Adrian Baranchuk, MD, FACC, FRCPC, FCCS, FSIAC
Professor of Medicine, Queen’s University
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Electrocardiology
President Elect, Interamerican Society of Cardiology (SIAC)
All you need to know about Lyme carditis…and more!
Monica Embers, PhD (Conference Co-Director, Moderator)
Associate Professor and Director of Vector-Borne Disease Research
Tulane National Primate Research Center
Combined Antimicrobial Therapy for Eradication of B. burgdorferi
Kim Lewis, PhD
Professor of Biology, Northeastern University
Developing therapies for Lyme disease
Kenneth B. Liegner, MD
Disulfiram in the Treatment of Lyme disease: Promise & Perils
Marna E. Ericson, PhD
T Lab, Inc.- Director of Research
Hormel Institute – Adjunct Faculty
University of Minnesota
Bartonella henselae Detected in Malignant Melanoma
Ricardo G. Maggi, PhD
Research Professor, Internal Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
Simultaneous detection and absolute quantification of Babesia, Bartonella & Borrelia by droplet digital PCR