TIME FOR LYME RESEARCHER, Dr. ROBERT THACH FOCUSES ON EHRLICHIA
Study published in the March 2010 issue of
Emerging Infectious Diseases

On the prevention front, Time for Lyme awarded a grant to Dr. Robert Thach, Professor of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. His study, entitled “Blood Meal Analysis to Identify Reservoir Hosts for Amblyomma americanum Ticks” (also called Lone Star ticks) was described in the March 2010 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

 

NEWLY DIAGNOSED WITH LYME DISEASE?
Time for Lyme Medical Director, Dr. Harriet Kotsoris on
Five Important Questions to Ask Right Away

“My doctor just told me I have Lyme disease. What do I do now?”

As the number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease continues to rise—and to show up in places all around the country as well as around the world—this question is becoming more and more common, says Harriet Kotsoris, M.D., and medical advisor to Time for Lyme, Inc., a research, education and advocacy group. “Here in the U.S., Lyme disease is rampant in the Northeast and the north-central states, but it is now present in forty-nine states, perhaps even Hawaii.”

 

 

TIME FOR LYME RESEARCHER KAREN NEWELL EXPLORES CHRONIC INFLAMMATION
Research published in the October 2010 issue of the
Journal of Leukocyte Biology

Work supported by a grant from Greenwich-based Time for Lyme appears in the October 2010 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology. The article is entitled "TLR-mediated B-cell Activation Results in Ectopic CLIP Expression that promotes B-cell-dependent Inflammation" by Dr. M. Karen Newell and her team members from the University of Colorado, Texas A and M Health Sciences Center, University of Ottawa School of Medicine, and the Montreal Neurological Institute.