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The NIH is developing a strategic plan to advance tickborne disease (TBD) research and development over the next five years and beyond.  This Request for Information (RFI) invited comments and suggestions on the tickborne diseases (TBD) research priorities NIH should continue or adopt over the coming years. The deadline for submission was March 13, 2019. …

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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 III:…

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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…

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