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Lyme Disease Association-Columbia Virtual Conference Register Now

21st Annual Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Conference-Virtual

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

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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

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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

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Ed Breitschwerdt, DVM

Professor of Medicine and Infectious Disease

Bartonella Bacteremia and Neuropsychiatric Illnesses

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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Kim Lewis, PhD

Professor of Biology, Northeastern University

Developing therapies for Lyme disease

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Kenneth B. Liegner, MD

Private Practice

Pawling, NY 

Disulfiram in the Treatment of Lyme disease:  Promise & Perils

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Marna E. Ericson, PhD

T Lab, Inc.- Director of Research

Hormel Institute – Adjunct Faculty

University of Minnesota

Bartonella henselae Detected in Malignant Melanoma

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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

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