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Conference Overview
Conference Overview

Conference Overview

Thank you for a successful 19th Annual Conference!

ILADS Board member Mualla McManus, PharmD chaired the 2018 fall scientific conference - our first in the Midwest United States. The annual conference’s theme was Tick-borne Disease and the Immune System. ILADS is grateful to the over sixty presenters who generously shared their expertise with their medical colleagues. Three conference tracks were presented:

  • Experimental Treatments: This track explored new, potential treatment options for tick-borne diseases. (No CME was awarded for this track.)
  • Lyme Fundamentals:  Research and clinical expertise were presented to give providers the basics of how to proceed to effectively manage tick-borne disease patients. Over 150 doctors attended this track. Each now has the option to move forward with ILADEF’s popular Physician Training Program.
  • Three-day Scientific Conference: More than 50 speakers took part in plenary and breakout sessions focusing on the relationship between tick-borne diseases and the immune system as well as on new diagnostic testing options and new research findings.

Enjoy highlights from ILADS Chicago.
Please enjoy this unedited video featuring Joseph J. Burrascano, Jr. MD, who, in his own words, discusses the history of Lyme disease.