The Lyme Disease Association fondly remembers a staunch ally who supported research efforts for Lyme disease and served as first Chair of the Columbia Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center. Richard Gerstner passed away Monday, July 23, 2012. LDA expresses condolences to his family and friends. For details see the website of Lyme Research Alliance (Formerly Time For Lyme), LDA’s CT affiliate.
Opening of Columbia Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center, April 30, 2007
(From left to right) Richard Gerstner; Diane Blanchard, Co-President, Research Alliance; Pat Smith, President, Lyme Disease Association, Debbie Siciliano, Co-President, Lyme Research Alliance.
Photo courtesy of Columbia University, NY