Researchers at The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science are conducting a paid study to learn more about the immune systems of people who have been previously infected with Powassan virus. The research team seeks participants who are at least 18 years of age with documented proof of a prior Powassan virus infection. […]
Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (LDA) and Columbia University jointly provided the “20th Annual Scientific Update for Clinicians & Researchers: Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases” on September 21st and 22nd in Philadelphia. Over the past two decades, the conference has grown to be an essential event for the Lyme disease community. Every year doctors, researchers, patients, […]
Read letter from Congressman Chris Smith, Co-chair Bipartisan Congressional Lyme Caucus, on the occasion of LDA/Columbia University’s 20th annual scientific conference – Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: 20th Annual Scientific Update for Clinicians & Researchers.
Dr. Kenneth Liegner was interviewed by Harrison Schoenau on September 8th, 2019, answering questions from the facebook group, Disulfiram for Lyme Support Group. (Duration 2 hrs, 44 min) Click here for a transcript of the interview Dr. Liegner published an article on the subject of Disulfiram in Antibiotics (Basel), May 2019. Disulfiram (Tetraethylthiuram Disulfide) in […]
Source Data: CDC Lyme Disease Reported Case Numbers 2001-2017 by Age. Ages 0-19 at High Risk
The tenth meeting of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (TBDWG) was held via webcast on Sept 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET. Subcommittee members were announced, and the Working Group received reports from the eight subcommittees that were formed during the June 4, 2019 meeting. Two subcommittee name changes were […]
LDA/Columbia Lyme Conf/TBDWG Mtg/Fed. Investigation/New Repellent/New Test/ IDSA Guidelines Rebuttal/Tick Act
Reduced Rate Registration through September 19th! This conference features 23 faculty consisting of clinicians and researchers from across the US and Canada and is designed for health professionals & researchers, but it is also open for registration to the general public to attend.
The CDC formally recommends several new serologic assay testing methods recently cleared by the FDA. The Lyme disease serologic assays, which utilize a sensitive enzyme immunoassay (EIA) for detecting pathogens, were cleared by the FDA on July 29th, 2019 and have since been determined to be acceptable alternatives for the serologic diagnosis of Lyme disease […]
As part of the Pentagon’s second annual “Bug Week,” an event organized to raise awareness of insects and the diseases they carry, the Defense Department announced its plans to develop a new and improved product that will eventually replace permethrin, the repellent and insecticide currently used to soak most military combat uniforms to protect against […]
Help ensure that our doctors and others are educated about Lyme and tick-borne diseases. The Lyme Disease Association & Columbia University will be holding their 20th CME scientific conference, Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: 20th Annual Scientific Update for Clinicians & Researchers, on September 21 & 22, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA at the Hilton […]