LDA Grant Summary Stats: 1992 - 2017

13 October 2018

Research Grant Stats



112 grants distributed to researchers across the USA since 1992

LDA grants have resulted in publications in 46 Scientific Peer-Reviewed Journals (Click here for publications), and have also led to scientific conference presentations by researchers. (Click here for conferences)

Decriptions of LDA grant awards
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Alfredo M. Angeles-Boza, PhD

Gregory Bach, DO

Benjamin Luft, MD

Marylynn Barkley, MD, PhD

Joanna Lyon, MA

Manfred Bayer, MD

Alan MacDonald, MD

Edward Breitschwerdt, DVM

Mark E. McCaulley, MD

Steven Burke, MD

Zhaid B.M. Niazi, MD / Charles Pavia, PhD

Joseph Burrascano, Jr, MD

Nikhat Parveen, PhD

Daniel Cameron, MD

Mario Phillip, MD

Kerry Clark, MPH, PhD

Steven Phillips, MD

Sam Donta, MD

Maria M. Picken, MD, PhD

Paul Duray, MD

Elizabeth Raveche, MD/ Schutzer, MD

Marina Eremeeva, MD, PhD, ScD

Aaron Rybski, L.E.H.P.

Brian Fallon, MD

Eva Sapi, PhD

Karl Ford, PhD

Ritchie Schoemaker, MD

Martin Fried, MD

H. Ralph Schumacher, MD / Bayer, MD

David E. Fulford, PhD

Steven Schutzer, MD

Andrea Gaito, MD

Travis Taylor, PhD

Alan R. Giese, PhD

David Younger, MD

Dolores E. Hill, PhD

Elyes Zhioua, PhD

Richard Horowitz, MD

Ying Zhang, PhD

James Krueger, MD, PhD / Schutzer, MD        

Joshua Zimmerberg, PhD


Allegheny Univ of the Health Sciences (PA)

Rockefeller University (NY)

Boston Medical Center (MA)

Science Center University City (PA)

Brigham & Woman's Hospital (MA)

Shenandoah School of Pharmacy (VA)

Columbia Univ College of Physicians & Surgeons

Stony Brook University (NY)

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 

Tulane Regional Primate Center (LA)

Fox Chase Cancer Center (PA)

University of California, Davis

Georgia Southern University Research & Service Fdn. University of Connecticut

Jersey Shore Medical Center (NJ)

University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ

Johns Hopkins University (MD)

University of New Haven (CT)

Kendall County Health Department (IL)

University of North Florida

Lyndon State University (VT)

University of Pennsylvania

New York University

University of Rhode Island

New York Medical College

University of Toledo (OH)

New York State Psychiatric Institute

US Dept. of Agriculture (UDSA) (MD)


North Carolina State University

* National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

 Education Grant Stats

alt   PURPOSES of Education Grants

    Publications – includes (Lyme Times, The Basics, TX Lyme Disease brochure, TBD textbook)
    Curriculum project
    Distribution of materials to school nurses
    Projects in the schools
    Support medical conferences & Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits Symposia


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Places: 20 States / 2 Countries


131 Grants Awarded Since 1999:

Arrant, Karan MSN, Univ of Louisiana, Monroe (1)

Lyme Society of the UK (England) (1)

CALDA/LymeDisease.org (16)

Macon County Soil & Water Conservation

District, IL (2)

Clinic of Angels, FL (1)

Manasar, Armand, DDS, Bard Conf, NY (1)

Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Assn. (3)

Maryland Lyme Information & Support Grp (5)

Florida Lyme Advocacy, Inc. (2)

Mid-Shore Lyme Disease Assoc., Inc., MD (1)

Friends of Ridgefield Community Programs/Lyme

Connections, CT(3) 

Mineral Area College (MO) (Conference) (1)

Georgia Lyme Disease Association (2)

Minnesota Lyme Action Support/MLDA  (4)

Harford Cnty Lyme Disease Support Grp, Inc., MD (3)

New York University, David Younger, MD (1)

Inglis, Wendy PT, NJ (1)

North Carolina Lyme Disease Foundation (1)

Int’l Lyme & Assoc. Diseases Society, ILADS, MD (5)

Oregon Lyme Disease Network, Inc. (1)

LDA Dr. Referral Prog. Grant and/or Website (NY)(10)

Partnership for Tick-Borne Diseases Education

 (MN) (2)

Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City, Inc. (13)

Patricia McCleary, SLAM, Sturbridge

LymeAwareness (6)

Lyme Disease Assoc. of Southeastern PA, Inc. (8)

Stolow-Bedard, Jen, NY (1)

Lyme Disease Network of NJ, Inc., Lymenet.org (7)

Texas Lyme Disease Association, Inc. (2)

Lyme Disease United Coalition IA (1)

S.W. Barthold, DVM, PhD (CA) (1)

Lyme Rights, NY (1)

Time For Lyme, Inc., CT (1)

Mid-Coast Lyme Disease Support & Ed., ME (5)

H. Holtry (PA) (2)

Mountain Valley Lyme Disease Support & Ed, ME (1)

Jennifer Reid, CT (1)  

North Texas Lyme Group (1)

Western Tide Water Med Reserve Grp, VA (3)

Columbia University Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center (NY)  (1)

Berenbaum, Sandy, CSW-R, BCD, Leventhal, Judith PhD, Exman, Pat, (CT) (1)

Seybold, Lynn, BSN, RN Univ. of Pittsburg, School of Nursing (PA)  (1)

Singh, Harjit, MD Hackettstown Regional Medical Ctr (NJ) (1)

Maine Lyme (1)

University of Texas Dallas (1)

Allegheny Health (1)

Lyme Society (1)

Mountain Valley Lyme Disease Awareness Coalition (1)

Central Jersey Lyme Support (Kahn) (1)

University of Texas Dallas (1)

Karl Ford, PhD (1)


Educational Scholarship Grants

48 Educational Conference Scholarship Grants Awarded since 2015 / Number of Recipients per State:
2017 4-NY, OH, 2-NJ, 2-MA, ME, PA, CO, VT, MD, CA
Total $11,372.32
2016  CA, CO, ME, MD, 2-MN, MO, 2-NJ, 3-NY, OH, VT, 2-WA, WI

Total: $18,141.19

2015  NC, AZ, 2-PA, MD, OH, CA, 3-NJ, 3-NY, 3-MA

Total: $10,712.98

LymeAid 4 Kids Grant Stats

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  $338,400+ Distributed Since 2004!



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In 2017, 18 applicants were awarded grants for a total of $17,400:

4 Oregon
4 Maryland
5 Connecticut 1 Indiana
1 New York 1 Kansas
1 Pennsylvania 1 Idaho


In 2016, 45 applicants were awarded grants for a total of $45,000:

1 Maine 2 Ohio
1 Connecticut
1 Michigan
4 Pennsylvania 6 New York
1 Illinois 2 North Carolina
1 Florida 5 California
3 Massachusetts 2 Oregon
1 Texas 1 Mississippi
2 Tennessee 5 New Jersey
7 Virginia


In 2015, 26 applicants were awarded grants for a total of $26,000:

6 Maine 4 Ohio
1 Connecticut
1 Michigan
2 Washington 2 New York
1 Illinois 1 North Carolina
3 Indiana 1 California
1 Oklahoma 3 Oregon

Click here for prior LymeAid 4 Kids Grants

NOTE: This document is a work in progress.  Grants are awarded based on application submission, process of expert review when required, & subject to LDA Board of Directors’ approval (all grants may not be listed)

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