IN THIS ISSUE

Time for Lyme Announces
Race Against Lyme logoThe First Annual Stamford Race Against Lyme
Dust off your running shoes…lace up your walking shoes and cue the kids for a Sunday morning of spring exercise and fun at beautiful Cove Island Park in Stamford! TFL’s first 5k Run/Walk, will be held at Cove Island Park, Stamford CT, April 29th, 2012, rain…more

Time for Lyme Awards Research Grant to
Dr. Eva Sapi
Eva SapiDr. Eva Sapi, professor of cellular and molecular biology and director of the Lyme Disease Research Group at the University of New Haven (UNH), has been awarded a $5,100 grant by Time for Lyme, Inc. to help complete the final steps in a project that could lead to significant improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.  Previous research by Dr. Sapi…more


Greenwich Support Group – Now With Guest
JuneSpeakers!

Angela LaManna has announced that a guest speaker component has been added to the Greenwich Support Group monthly program. By bringing expertise from a wide variety of disciplines and perspectives we hope to make these sessions…more

It’s a Warm Winter in the NorthEast…
Be Careful Out There!

Warm outsideDisease-carrying deer ticks are still active and abundant in southern New England. Late last year a University of Rhode Island researcher reported collecting adult deer ticks at a rate of more than 350 per hour while walking in the woods, along parkland paths, and even on local roadsides. Now with the unseasonably warm winter weather this is no time to let down your guard.  "It's further evidence that…more

Prevention Update: NJ Study Quantifies Local
Bait BoxesArea Impact of Bait Boxes
A study report published in the December 2011 issue of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene suggests that bait boxes can be an effective means of local control since small rodents which are an important link in the infection chain, are local and territorial by nature. The report cited a reduction in…more

Call for New Guidelines on Lyme from
CapitolMembers of Both Houses

Congressmen Smith, Wolf and Gibson (Jan 17th) and Senators Gillibrand and Blumenthal (Feb 2nd) recently called on the National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC) to remove the IDSA’s outdated guidelines on Lyme Disease. For those affected by Lyme much depends on the outcome of this challenge. …more

TFL Researcher Profile
Profiles of researchers whose work is supported
by grant(s) from Time for Lyme:

ProfilesFrom UNH Today: Dr. Eva Sapi, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Biology and Director of the Lyme Disease Research Group at the University of New Haven (UNH). 

Before Dr. Sapi's brain swelled after she was bitten by a deer tick, she was researching cancer cures. But once she showed all the symptoms of Lyme disease, including trouble walking,…more

Discover Magazine CoverTime for Lyme Grantee Schutzer Validates Chronic Lyme Patients!
The January 2nd, 2012 issue of Discover magazine outlines a recent study led by leading Time for Lyme grantee, Dr. Steven Schutzer, demonstrating that chronic Lyme disease is a distinct and identifiable condition. Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and post-treatment Lyme disease…more


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