Tick Discovery Highlights How Few Answers We Ha...

By Melinda Wenner Moyer on June 26, 2018 for Scientific American As Lyme and other tick-borne diseases worsen in the U.S., new efforts seek to fill in the gaps Last August Tadhgh Rainey, division manager at the Hunterdon …More

Managing Fear of Ticks During the Summer

by Jennifer Crystal I’m that friend. The friend who checks out your Facebook photos and comments “tick check!” every time you post a picture of a hike in the woods, or of your child rolling …More

Meet the Researcher: Timothy J. Sellati, Ph.D.

Meet the Researcher is a blog series to introduce GLA-funded Lyme disease researchers, and in this case, GLA’s Chief Scientific Officer.   #Meettheresearcher NAME: Timothy J. Sellati, Ph.D. TITLE: Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Sellati has …More


By Jordan Younger Repurposed with permission from the writer for It’s time for a mega health update, especially if you’ve seen my Instagram over the last week or so. I have been sharing openly there about …More

Tribute to The Men of Lyme

by Jennifer Crystal In my blog post “Gender and Lyme: Is Tick-Borne Disease Different for Women?”, I cited a study by John Aucott, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University which found that more men than women …More

Things I Never Thought I Would Do Before Lyme

by Kerry J. Heckman On one hand a doctor treating Lyme may recommend antibiotics, and on the other hand, a doctor treating an autoimmune disease may recommend immunosuppressants. It’s very difficult to know which is …More

Dear Lyme Warrior…Help!

by Jennifer Crystal Every few months, Jennifer Crystal devotes a column to answering your questions. Here are her replies to questions she has recently received. Do you have a question for Jennifer? If so, email …More

GLA Point of View on New Tick-Borne Co-infectio...

by Timothy Sellati, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, GLA Lyme disease is the most commonly occurring vector-borne disease in the United States. The number of cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) …More