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 […]
The LDA was invited by the Dutchess County (NY) Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Task Force to brief the Task Force and the invited Congressional offices on Lyme disease in New York and issues at the federal level. Pictured are NY State Assemblyman Joel Miller; Pat Smith, President, Lyme Disease Association, Inc.; Benedict B. McCaffree, PhD, […]
The reported numbers in this chart, which come from the NJ Department of Health, show a per county breakdown of Lyme disease cases in New Jersey by numbers of cases and rates of incidence from 2000-2006. The CDC has indicated that only 10% of cases that meet its surveillance definition are actually reported, thus true […]
Hosted in the “Tuscarora Room”, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA. Ticket purchase information and event ‘details’ at: www.stylebyheatherrose.com A year in the making, this will be a professional runway show featuring Heather’s original designs, three of which will be auctioned at a later date towards a grant funded LD research project through the national Lyme Disease […]