Save the Date: 2018 Lyme Disease Association/Columbia Lyme Conference

16 February 2018

Marriott nightThe Lyme Disease Association announces its 19th annual scientific conference, Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases: Turning the Corner Through Research, will be held October 27 & 28, 2018 in Providence, RI at the landmark Marriott Providence Downtown hotel. Once again, Columbia University jointly provides this educational conference with the LDA.

Past conferences have been held in cities across the US and have included top researchers throughout the US and the world. Topics covered have included Lyme testing, the mechanisms of disease persistence, Lyme disease treatment and antibiotics, biomarkers, neurologic and cardiac Lyme, case studies, other tick-borne diseases, epidemiology, and tick control. We will post 2018 topics in the upcoming months. Mark your calendars.

This conference is designed for medical & health professionals & researchers. The conference is also open for the general public to register. Adults only.

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Poster Presentations
Abstracts will be considered for poster presentations at the conference - submission deadline TBA
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Exhibit space
Exhibit space will be available. Registration form will be posted soon.

Marriott Providence Downtown Hotel
1 Orms St, Providence, RI 02904

Click here to Book your group rate for LDA/Columbia Lyme Conference
Rate available 10/25/18 to 10/29/18
Last day to book: 10/4/18

Providence Marriott Downtown for 169.00 USD per night
$169 + tax for deluxe standard rooms

866-807-2171  (Ask for LDA - Columbia Lyme Conference Group)

415 Free parking spaces 
Free wireless internet in guest rooms
Check in 4pm / Check-out 11am

Speakers To Date

John Aucott, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Rheumatology Lyme Disease Clinical Research Center

Brian A. Fallon, MD, MPH (Conference Director)
Columbia University Medical Center
New York State Psychiatric Institute

Monika Gulia-Nuss, PhD
University of Nevada

Kim Lewis, PhD
Northeastern University

Elizabeth L. Maloney, MD
Family Practice Physician

Claudia R. Molins
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Robert K. Naviaux, MD, PhD
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Mass General Hospital

James L. Occi, PhD Candidate
Rutgers University
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Neil Lee Spector, MD
Duke Cancer Institute

Rafal Tokarz, PhD
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Pal Utpal, PhD
Veterinary Medicine University of Maryland

Photos from Prior Conferences

Zhang Lyme Disease Association Conference 2015Ying Zhang, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health - November 14, 2015 - LDA/Columbia Annual Scientific Conference (LDA file photo)


DSC03118 Breen sm2Joseph Breen, PhD National Institutes of Health (NIH) Morning Facilitator - May 3, 2014, LDA/Columbia Annual Scientific Conference (LDA file photo) 2012 Conf Speak LQ14September 29, 2012, LDA/Columbia Annual Scientific Conference ~ Discussion (morning speakers) (Photo: Jessica Harper Thomson)


More conference information coming soon!

Lyme Disease Association, Inc.
PO Box 1438, Jackson, NJ 08527 

888-366-6611 | information line
732-938-7215 | fax | email

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