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Dr. Shor Interviewed for R.I. Newspaper Lyme Series

ILADS President Samuel M. Shor, MD was interviewed for Rhode Island newspaper, The Independent‘s, three-part series on Lyme disease. Read the articles below. Behind the Lyme disease debate: Part I: ‘No silver bullet’ for confounding ailment Behind the Lyme disease debate: Part II: ‘Over time, the damage can happen’ Behind the Lyme disease debate: Part […]

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Steven Bock, MD Speaks at the NYS Senate Public Hearing on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases

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ILADS President Samuel Shor Responds to Recent MMWR Article

ILADS President Samuel Shor published a pubmed response to the MMWR article questioning the role of long term antibiotics in treating tick borne diseases.

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ILADS Member, William V. Padula, OD, Publishes Paper on Brain Injury

William V. Padula, OD William V. Padula, OD and ILADS member in Connecticut has recently published a paper on Brain Injury.  The paper is titled The consequence of spatial visual processing dysfunction caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI). To view a pdf of the paper, please click here. Abstract: Objective: A bi-modal visual processing model is supported […]

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ILADS at Lyme Connection Patient Conference

ILADS members, Dr. Thomas A. Moorcroft and Dr. Elena Frid, spoke at the 11th Annual Lyme Connection Patient Conference & Health Fair on Thursday, May 18th. Elena Frid, MD’s presentation was on Redefining Neurologic Lyme Disease.  Thomas Moorcroft, DO gave an Overview of Tick-Borne Diseases and the Complexities of Controlling & Eradicating the Infection talk.  […]

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ILADEF Announces Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission for the 18th Annual Conference is now open. ILADS Annual Scientific Conference Tick-Borne Diseases: The Global Perspective Boston, MA November 9 – 12, 2017 The ILADEF Foundation Research committee has been established with the mission to encourage international researchers as well as clinicians to develop research programs and protocols, which would benefit the […]

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Ying Zhang, MD Presents at Special ILADS Dinner and Lecture

On March 23, 2017, ILADS held a special dinner and lecture at the Mill Valley Community Center in Northern California.  Ying Zhang, MD, PhD of Johns Hopkins University presented a talk titled Drugs Targeting Bacterial Persisters for Improved Treatment of Persistent Lyme Disease.  There was an extended discussion period afterwards, which reflected the excellent lecture by […]

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Insights from a Journey through Lyme Disease: Resources for Patients and Physicians, Written by a Patient and Physician

B. Robert Mozayeni, M.D. Great Falls, Va., (March 7, 2017) – Here is a unique chronicle of four years of frank and often difficult discussions between a patient and her physician as they work together to diagnose and treat one of the hallmark co-infections of Lyme disease. “I wrote the book I wish I’d had […]

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List of 700 Articles Citing Chronic Infection Associated with Tick-Borne Disease Compiled by Dr. Robert Bransfield

Dr. Robert Bransfield, past president of ILADS, has accumulated a list of 700 articles citing chronic infection associated with tick-borne diseases. Read more and download the full list.

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Ground-Breaking Lyme Disability Brief

Barbara Arnold A federal district court has recently ruled in favor of a Lyme patient, ordering that a claim for Social Security disability benefits is viable even when laboratory evidence falls short of two-tiered testing criteria. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California has issued a published order, stating that laboratory findings of […]

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