ASK THE DOC: INTERVIEW WITH DR. HARRIET KOTSORIS
Time for Lyme asks leading medical experts the questions you want answered about Lyme and other tick-borne illness.

We recently sat down with Time for Lyme’s Medical Director Dr. Harriet Kotsoris for a discussion about the 2010 annual Lyme Disease Association Conference.


SAVE THE DATE APRIL 2, 2011 FOR THE TIME FOR LYME GALA FUNDRAISER
ANNOUNCING TIME FOR LYME GALA ILLUSIONS OF LYME

On Saturday, April 2, 2011, Time for Lyme will present Illusions of Lyme Gala at the Hilton Stamford Hotel in Stamford, CT beginning at 6:00 p.m. Scott Mitchell of Richards of Greenwich is the Event Chair. Ally Hilfiger, one of Time for Lyme’s “Star Lights” will be honored for her courage in her fight against Lyme disease and her support for important research. Dr. Karen Newell and Richard Gerstner are the recipients of the Lauren F. Brooks Hope Award.

This event is to raise funds for critical research and to raise awareness about Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.


 


THE TRUTH ABOUT LYME DISEASE: UNDERCOUNTED AND UNDERFUNDED
The obstacles for Lyme patients and researchers
By Dr. Harriet Kotsoris, neurologist and medical advisor for Time for Lyme

Lyme disease is on the rise, yet public funding for this epidemic lags behind funding for other illnesses, many of which impact a much smaller proportion of the population. Lyme disease cases increased 77% over a recent two-year span. It is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States and has been documented in 49 states.