20 April 2017

columbia2017The Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center at Columbia University Medical Center was formed in 2007 by the Lyme Disease Association, Inc. and then Time for Lyme (GLA) in partnership with the Columbia University Board of Trustees. The endowed center was the first of its kind set up to investigate chronic disease. Since that time, many studies have been carried out and published through the Center. Currently, the Center is looking for research subjects for 3 studies:

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29 October 2016

A Multicenter Study to Evaluate a Borrelia Diagnostic Test in Subjects With Early Stage or Late Stage Lyme Disease This study is currently recruiting participants. Verified July 2016 by Advanced Laboratory Services, Inc. Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02741609  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT02741609

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23 June 2016

Reducing Chronic Pain in Post-Treatment Lyme Syndrome: a Brain Imaging and Treatment Study. Background: At least 5-15% of patients with Lyme disease (7,500-45,000 new cases a year) develop Post-treatment Lyme Syndrome (PTLS) - debilitating residual symptoms that last months to years, even after having received antibiotic treatment. Often patients with PTLS experience chronic pain in their muscles or joints or nerves. Do patients with PTLS benefit from treatment with a medicine that reduces central pain?

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