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Lyme Disease and Pregnancy: Webinar for Researchers

WEBINAR FOR RESEARCHERS

Lyme Disease and Pregnancy: State of the Science and Opportunities for Research

This Zoom Webinar will take place Thursday, April 29 from 5:00 – 6:30 pm EST. There is no charge to attend.

In partnership with the National Institutes of Health to encourage new research in the field of tick-borne illness, this webinar will provide researchers the opportunity to learn about the application process and seek guidance from NIH program officers.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for established and early-stage investigators to build a foundation of research for a long-overlooked problem.

Agenda

Lyme Disease and Pregnancy: Why Research is Urgently Needed

Isabel Rose, Chair, Mothers Against Lyme

Epidemiology and Pathobiology of Lyme Disease: Implications for Research

Holly Ahern MS, MT(ASCP) Associate Professor of Microbiology, SUNY Adirondack

Maternal-Fetal Transmission of Lyme Disease: Research Gaps and Opportunities

Sue Faber, RN, BScN and President, LymeHope

NIH Research Opportunities for Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Nahida Chakhtoura, MD, Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Program Officer, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Advancing Research for Tick-borne Diseases: Guidance and Resources for Investigators

Maliha Ilias, PhD, Lyme Disease Program Officer, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Q&A and Panel Discussion

Register for FREE to learn directly from the source how to apply and gain access to newly available funds ($29 million) that the Federal government has earmarked for research in the area of Lyme and tick-borne diseases.

Sponsored by Mothers Against Lyme and Project Lyme

For more information contact Isabel.Rose@MothersAgainstLyme.org

 

To Register Visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lyme-disease-pregnancy-state-of-the-science-opportunities-for-research-tickets-143369298431