The LDA has a long history of funding/supporting research projects that lead to real results. Below is the list of links to peer-reviewed articles that acknowledge LDA’s funding/support. Click on the publication link (or just scroll down to it) to see the authors, which authors LDA provided the funding for (green), and the abstract and […]
The LDA’s grant program is divided into three categories: Research, Education, and LymeAid 4 Kids grants. Click here for the summary of stats on grants awarded through 2020. Research Since the LDA officially opened its doors in 1992, it has awarded 121 research grants from coast to coast. The Lyme Disease Association is one of […]
The Lyme Disease Association (LDA) has been funding research nationwide over its 29 year history, awarding 121 research grants to date Click here for list of grants. To date, 54 journal publications have resulted from LDA funding/support Publications LDA-Funded research. Additionally, researchers have presented their LDA-funded work at many conferences Conference Presentations Resulting from LDA-Funding. […]
LDA supports research, education and treatment for children without insurance via it’s grant awards programs. Research Grant Stats Results: 121 grants distributed to researchers across the USA since 1992 LDA grants have resulted in publications in 54 Scientific Peer-Reviewed Journals (Click here for publications), and have also led to scientific conference presentations by researchers. (Click […]
LDA strives to fund the most relevant and cutting edge research aimed at investigating the diagnosis, treatment, pathology, and prevention of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. The goal is to have researchers publish in peer review and move the field of tick-borne diseases forward. To date, LDA has 54 publications that have resulted from its […]
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation announced a
new $25 million-dollar, public-private partnership – the LymeX Innovation Accelerator (LymeX).
The HHS website states, “Our LymeX mission is to strategically advance Lyme and tickborne disease solutions in direct collaboration with Lyme patients, patient advocates, and diverse stakeholders across academia, nonprofits, industry, and government.”
A study published in the journal Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease addresses the observed negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the timely diagnosis of tick-borne infections (TBD) in three adult patients.
Patricia V. Smith, BA President Patricia V. Smith, a Monmouth University graduate, is in her 23rd year as President of the all-volunteer run national non-profit Lyme Disease Association (LDA) and is a 2nd term public member of the HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group in Washington, DC, where she co-chairs the “Training & Education, Patient Access […]
The LDA annually awards a number of small education grants. Sometimes they are restricted to publications or conferences. Below is a sample of those grants. New York 1999 – Arman Manasar, DDS, Bard College: 2 Day Discussion of Most Recent Developments in Research & Clinical Management; CME, CDE, CEU credits offered Maryland 2001 – International Lyme & […]
The LDA has a long history of funding/supporting research projects. Below is a sample list of conference presentations that were made by researchers who received LDA funding for the work that was presented. The authors shown in green were the researchers who were provided the funding for the work that was presented, although multiple researchers […]