Letter from CEO on Lyme Disease Research Initia...

Global Lyme Alliance CEO Scott Santarella highlights key research initiatives in the 2015-2016 grants cycle.   Thanks to the generosity of our donors, Global Lyme Alliance has had an exceptionally productive year. We have awarded …MORE

Steps to Avoid Tick Bites This Summer

Important steps to avoid tick bites, and Lyme disease, for a safer summer.   It’s the little ones that you have to watch out for. Case in point, an insect the size of a poppy seed: …MORE

If there’s a Lyme vaccine for dogs, why n...

Dr. Harriet Kotsoris, chief scientific officer with Global Lyme Alliance, answers this question and many more as a guest on “Steve Dale’s Other World,” a WGNPlus podcast, part of the StopLyme Campaign.   Steve Dale, a well-known …MORE

Lyme Disease Spread by Migratory Birds

By Hannah Staab & Mayla Hsu, Ph.D. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that diseases spread by mosquitoes, ticks and fleas tripled between 2004 and 2016. More than 640,000 of such …MORE


Global Lyme Alliance grant recipient, Dr. Alla Landa is currently seeking volunteers for her study, “Reducing Chronic Pain in Post-Treatment Lyme Syndrome: a Brain Imaging and Treatment Study” at Columbia University’s Lyme and Tick-borne Diseases …MORE

How Climate Change Can Impact Lyme Disease

By Hannah Staab Climate change has the potential to expand the incidence of Lyme disease. For example, shifting environmental conditions in ecosystems in the northeastern United States may contribute to the rising prevalence of Lyme …MORE

How To Stay Tick-Safe on the Golf Course This S...

Another in our summer series on Lyme prevention: How To Stay Tick-Safe on the Gold Course This Summer. Originally published in Executive Women’s Golf Association Newsletter, June 28, 2016.  Global Lyme Alliance’s Advice to Golfers: …MORE

Tips for Lyme Disease Prevention at Camp

It’s time for summer camp! Here are 6 easy tips for tick safety and Lyme disease prevention this season. As staffers, parents and kids prepare for another memorable summer at camp, there is one important …MORE