LDA Announces Speakers at 10th Annual Conference

Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: 34 Years from Lyme, Connecticut Across the Nation Jointly Sponsored by Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons 8.75 CMEs For physicians and healthcare providers, but public invited to register also Speakers include, morning: Ben Beard, CDC, Lyme Disease in the United States; Kerry Clark, University of North Florida, Southern Tick-Borne Infections; Susan E. Little, Oklahoma State University, Dogs as Sentinels of Tick-Borne Infection; X. Frank Yang, Indiana University School of Medicine, Genetic Regulation of Borrelia Genes; from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Christopher Earnhart, Lyme Disease Vaccine Development: An Update on Recent Progress & Richard Marconi, Immune Evasion Mechanisms of Pathogenic Spirochetes (Co-Course Director).



In the afternoon: Amiram Katz, MD, Yale University, IV Immunoglobulin and Autoimmune Disease in Lyme Peripheral Neuropathy; Robert Dantzer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign From Inflammation to Sickness Behavior: The Role of Cytokines; and from Columbia University, Phyllis Faust, Tick-Borne Encephalitis – A Fatal Case, Patrick McAuliffe, Neuropsychological Deficits in Children and the School System, Brian A. Fallon, New Research Findings on Neuropsychiatric Lyme Disease (Co-Course Director).; Diane M. Gubernot, OBRR/CBER/FDA, Babesia Infection and the US Donor Blood Supply; Peter Hildenbrand, Lahey Medical Center Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Lyme Disease, John Costello, Harvard Medical School, Lyme Carditis in Children. a target="_blank" href="">CLICK HERE TO REGISTER & FOR ACCREDITATION/DESIGNATION STATEMENT