19 September 2017

mylymedataThe Lyme Disease Association (LDA) salutes LymeDisease.org (LDo) for their work on the MyLymeData registry. Their  partnering with researchers has now resulted in UCLA & Claremont McKenna College researchers receiving a National Science Foundation grant for $800,000 for their work with the MyLymeData Registry. The collaboration has existed since the inception of MyLymeData. This grant project will use artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to answer questions including what patients remain ill.

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12 September 2017

peer exchange loContagion® Peer Exchange® Panel Discussion focusing on Lyme disease. Why Are We At Odds Over Lyme Disease? Exploring the Impact and Controversy. Panelists: Peter L. Salgo, MD; Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA; Samuel Shor, MD, FACP; Leonard Sigal, MD; Patricia V. Smith, President, Lyme Disease Association. Watch all 13 segments  Click here for list of segments          (link to the Contagion® website)

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20 September 2017

Dr. Brian Fallon, Columbia University; Dr. Monica Embers, Tulane National Primate Research Center; and Dr. Diego Cadavid, Rutgers, and Fulcrum Therapeutics, discuss topics of research to be presented at upcoming LDA / Columbia CME Conference September 23-24, 2017.

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25 July 2017

nymph on hand w dime cr loPhoto: James OcciEveryone needs to take precautions to prevent against tick exposure. This is especially true when it comes to the Ixodes scapularis, the deer or blacklegged tick. The adult tick is about the size of a sesame seed, and the nymph the size of a poppyseed. Check out the nymph on the hand. Can you see it? Click on Learn more below.

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18 July 2017

CFC Logo LDAThe LDA has been designated as a national charity included in the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Charity List. CFC is part of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Each year, federal employees are provided with lists of approved charities for their workplace giving through the CFC. The LDA has met the requirements and been a part of CFC for 12 years running. LDA's administrative and fundraising costs were determined to be only 3.2% for 2016, meaning 96.8% went directly to programs.

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