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New Study by Scientists at Global Lyme Alliance...

In newly published paper, scientists at Global Lyme Alliance and Brown University use mathematical modeling to estimate that more than two million people could suffer from post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome next year   STAMFORD, CONN …MORE

Lyme Disease Prevention Partnership Aimed at Pr...

Global Lyme Alliance and Ranger Ready Repellents® Partner to Educate Public to Be Tick AWARE™ and Donate to GLA during May – Lyme Disease Awareness Month Stamford, CONN – Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated to …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Reveals Several Drugs and ...

GLA’s pioneering research funding strategy results in promising outcomes that help patients suffering from long-term Lyme disease   STAMFORD, CONN (April 12, 2019)—Global Lyme Alliance’s commitment to identify and fund innovative and promising Lyme disease …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Announces New Partnership ...

Curriculum Created for Healthcare Providers to Aid in Diagnosis and Treatment of Tick-borne Diseases   STAMFORD, CONN and DOVER, DEL (March 12, 2019)—Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated to conquering Lyme and other …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance and TrialX Appbakery Intro...

New Mobile App Designed to Help Lyme Disease Patients Showcased at ‘TOP Health’ Tech Sprint Hosted by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Presidential Innovation …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Appoints Three New Members...

Erin Walker, Karma Newberry-Mortensen, and Steve Lefkowitz Add Their Experience and Backgrounds to GLA’s Mission to Conquer Lyme Disease   Stamford, Conn (January 24, 2019)—Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) proudly announces that three individuals of diverse …MORE

New Lyme Disease Research and Awareness Partner...

Global Lyme Alliance and Alex Hudson Lyme Foundation Partner to Expedite Research to Help Patients Suffering from Lyme Disease and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome   STAMFORD, CONN (December 20, 2018)–Alex Hudson was 22 years old when …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Partners with Manus Bio to...

GLA looks to expedite development of nontoxic acaricide that kills ticks in seconds   Stamford, Conn (November 5, 2018)—Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading 501 (c)(3) dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through …MORE

Avril Lavigne Joins Global Lyme Alliance Board ...

Global superstar & philanthropist Avril Lavigne joins GLA’s Board as part of her mission to impact individuals suffering from Lyme disease   Stamford, Conn (October 16, 2018) – Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) is excited to …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Raises $2 Million to Conqu...

Ramona Singer and Erin Walker were honored at the gala with audience treated to a show-stopping performance by Tony Award-winning Broadway and television star Sutton Foster   Stamford, Conn (October 12, 2018)—Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance’s 4th Annual New York City...

Marisol and Rob Thomas, Erin Walker, Jay McInerney among those slated to attend October 11, 2018 Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. Tony Award-winning Broadway and television star Sutton Foster will headline the event.   STAMFORD, …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance to Participate in 2018 Can...

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 10, 2018 Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through research, education and awareness, has been chosen to participate in the Cantor Fitzgerald Charity Day, September …MORE

New National Lyme Education Ambassador Program ...

The inaugural group of 11 volunteer Ambassadors to work with GLA to raise public awareness of tick dangers and teach people in their communities how to prevent Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.   STAMFORD, CONN …MORE

Five Outstanding Scientists Join Global Lyme Al...

Press Release New members contribute expertise in multi-disciplinary areas to GLA’s Lyme disease research and scientific programs.   STAMFORD, CONN (July 10, 2018)—Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated to conquering Lyme and other …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Surpasses $10 Million Mark...

GLA awards nearly $2 million this year alone to leading researchers at prestigious academic and medical institutions across the country.   STAMFORD, CONN (June 21, 2018)—As part of its ambitious mission to accelerate Lyme and …MORE

Summer Camps Take Action to Protect Children fr...

Press Release Global Lyme Alliance and Ivy Oaks Analytics implement tick prevention program to more than 100 summer camps STAMFORD, CT (May 1, 2018)—Summer is right around the corner which means parents are deciding where …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Greenwich Gala to Bring To...

Gretchen Carlson to emcee Greenwich event honoring those on the front lines of Lyme disease   STAMFORD, Conn (March 14, 2018) — Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Named an Official Charity ...

GLA is honored to be the first Lyme disease organization named an official charity partner of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon   STAMFORD, Conn (February 28, 2018)—Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated …MORE

GLA Expands Research Program with Announcement ...

Five Postdoctoral Scientists Will Focus on Chronic Lyme   GREENWICH, Conn (Dec. 5, 2017)—Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through research, education and awareness, today announced …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Raises $2 Million to Conqu...

Philanthropist and Animal Rights Advocate, Marisol Thomas and Celebrated Menswear Designer and Author, Joseph Abboud honored at event to raise funds for Lyme disease research and education   Greenwich, Conn (October 12, 2017)—Global Lyme Alliance …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Partners with Ionica Scien...

GLA Looks to Expedite Development of Diagnostic Test for Lyme Disease   Greenwich, Conn (October 10, 2017)—Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated to conquering Lyme disease through research, education and awareness, today announced that …MORE

Top Lyme Disease Researcher Joins Global Lyme A...

Timothy J. Sellati, Ph.D. will lead GLA’s research initiatives to accelerate the development of more effective methods of diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.   Greenwich, Conn (September 22, 2017)—Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Announces Honorees for 3rd...

Philanthropist and Animal Rights Advocate, Marisol Thomas and Celebrated Menswear Designer and Author, Joseph Abboud to share honors at event on October 11th, 2017 in New York City   Greenwich, Conn (September 14, 2017)–Global Lyme Alliance …MORE

Albany “Bite Back Against Lyme: Run-Walk&...

Albany, NY (September 12, 2017)–A day of picture-perfect late summer weather brought out some 300 runners, walkers and friends to the Crossings of Colonie Park on Sunday morning for the “Bite Back Against Lyme: Run-Walk” …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Launches “Be Tick Aw...

New Tick Prevention Program Aimed at Protecting Children at Summer Camps and Outdoor Activities   Greenwich, Conn (July 17, 2017)—Summer camp season is well underway, but it’s not too late for parents and camp staff to …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Issues RFP for 2017-18 Grants

Grant applications to advance Lyme and tick-borne disease research now available online   Greenwich, Conn (June 20, 2017)—Global Lyme Alliance, the leading nonprofit dedicated to conquering Lyme and tick-borne disease through research, education and awareness, …MORE

Two Top Scientists Join Global Lyme Alliance’s ...

Scott J. Mellis, M.D., Ph.D. and Utpal Pal, Ph.D. bring their expertise and experience to GLA’s Scientific Advisory Board whose members have all made valuable contributions to the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and …MORE

Charity Art Show Benefiting Global Lyme Alliance

originally issued by River Road Gallery, Wilton, CT April 28, 2017 — Globally, the month of May is designated as Lyme Awareness Month. Learn more about this deadly and often misdiagnosed illness by visiting River Road …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance to Host Free Educational P...

GLA to host a free educational program on Lyme disease at UCONN-Stamford.   Greenwich, Conn (April 12, 2017) —Experts are predicting that there could be an unprecedented outbreak of Lyme disease this year, putting you, …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Gala Raises Nearly $800K f...

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, TV journalist and female empowerment advocate Gretchen Carlson, best-selling novelist Jay McInerney, among those at Greenwich CT gala to fund research and ultimately a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses. …MORE

Connecticut Moms Speak Out to Help Fight Lyme D...

The devastating impact of Lyme disease on their families has spearheaded two mothers to help find the answers and a cure for Lyme disease, by serving as Event Chairs of Global Lyme Alliance’s Greenwich Gala, …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance and Ivy Oaks Analytics Joi...

Tick Bite Prevention Program for the Nation’s Summer Camps   Greenwich, Conn (March 3, 2017) – Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading private nonprofit dedicated to conquering Lyme and tick-borne diseases through research and education, today …MORE

Acclaimed TV Journalist and Female Empowerment ...

Global Lyme Alliance Announces Honorees for Its Annual Greenwich Gala Event   Greenwich, Conn (February 15, 2017) — Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading private nonprofit dedicated to conquering Lyme and tick-borne disease through research …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Doubles Funding Commitment...

GLA Awards Record $2 Million in 2016-2017 Grants to Top Researchers Throughout the U.S.   Greenwich, Conn (February 7, 2017)–Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading private nonprofit dedicated to conquering Lyme disease through research and …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Raises Nearly $3 Million t...

Heather Glass, Bella Hadid, Arthur J. Mirante II, and Karen Peetz honored at event to raise funds for Lyme disease research and education   Greenwich, Conn (October 14, 2016)—Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the world’s leading …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Announces Formation of New...

The Council will provide a platform for young professionals in their 20s and 30s who are dedicated to volunteering their time, talents and energy to raise awareness of Lyme disease and further strengthen GLA’s research …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance Announces Honorees for 2nd...

International Supermodel, Bella Hadid; Designer and Retail Executive, Heather Glass; Principal and Tri-State President of Avison Young, Arthur J. Mirante II; and President of BNY Mellon, Karen Peetz; to share honors at event dedicated to …MORE

New Researchers Join Global Lyme Alliance’s Sci...

Three top scientists join GLA’s world-class Scientific Advisory Board whose members have all made valuable contributions to the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.   Greenwich, Conn (July 21, 2016) – …MORE

Why Summertime ‘Flu’ Could Be Lyme Disease

The risk of getting Lyme disease is greater than ever before. Global Lyme Alliance is warning that anyone with flu-like symptoms this summer should suspect Lyme or another tick-borne disease, particularly if they live in …MORE

Global Lyme Alliance to Honor Dr. Brian Fallon ...

Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) is proud to announce that it will honor Brian A. Fallon, M.D.,M.P.H., director of the Lyme and Tick-borne Diseases Research Center at Columbia University Medical Center, and one of the world’s leading researchers on ticks and the diseases they carry, with the Lauren F. Brooks Hope Award at the GLA “Time for Lyme” Gala, April 2, 2016, in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

What Makes A Healthcare Pioneer? Senator Richar...

Thousands in the Lyme disease community hail U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) as a pioneer for the cause, who has worked for nearly 20 years with Global Lyme Alliance. Some of the highlights of his advocacy work.

Donald Trump’s Ex, Marla Maples, to Be Ho...

Actress Marla Maples, best-known for her six-year marriage to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, will be honored at Global Lyme Alliance’s “Time for Lyme” Gala, April 2 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

Oh What a Night! Global Lyme Alliance’s “Time f...

U.S. Senator Richard A. Blumenthal, pioneering Lyme researcher Dr. Brian A. Fallon, Donald Trump’s ex, actress Marla Maples, among those at Greenwich gala to fund research and ultimately a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses.

Sunny Skies and a Big Turnout for 2nd Annual “B...

Conditions were ideal for Global Lyme Alliance’s (GLA) 2nd annual “Bite Back Against Lyme 5K Run/Walk” at Cove Island Park on Sunday, with sunny skies, a light breeze and temperatures in the 60s. Over 400 runners, walkers and volunteers participated in the event, raising nearly $33,000.

Dr. Neil L. Spector, Renowned Cancer Researcher...

One of the nation’s top oncologists, Dr. Spector struggled with long undiagnosed Lyme disease that left his heart so badly damaged he needed a heart transplant. He has joined GLA’s SAB because “this is an organization that is passionate about changing the lives of those suffering with Lyme disease and co-infections.”

GLOBAL LYME ALLIANCE RAISES NEARLY $3 MILLION T...

Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading Lyme and tick-borne disease nonprofit organization promoting research and education, announced today its inaugural “Uniting for a Lyme-Free World” Gala raised nearly $3 million for the group’s efforts to conquer Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. GLA, based in Greenwich, CT., was formed earlier this year by the merger of the Lyme Research Alliance and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance, two of the most influential voices on Lyme and tick-borne diseases.

Global Lyme Alliance to Host 4th Annual Golf Ou...

Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the nation’s leading Lyme and tick-borne disease nonprofit devoted to research and education, has announced that its fourth annual golf outing will take place Thursday, September 10 at the exclusive Stanwich Club in Greenwich, CT. Proceeds from the event will be used to help fund research and ultimately find a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

Global Lyme Alliance Announces Honorees for Ina...

A who’s who of notables will be honored Thursday, October 8, when Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading Lyme and tick-borne disease nonprofit promoting research and awareness, holds its “Uniting for a Lyme-Free World” Inaugural Gala at Cipriani, 42nd Street in New York.

‘RHONY’ Heather Thomson “Biting Back” against L...

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the nation’s leading Lyme and tick-borne disease organization, has launched a “Bite Back Against Lyme” campaign in partnership with Heather Thomson, one of Bravo TV’s “Real Housewives of New York City.” Thomson, who has never had Lyme disease but said she has “pulled many a tick off of myself and my family,” says she “stands for the bitten, but I represent the unbitten.”

1st Annual “Lyme Walk & Run” Event a Huge ...

Sunny skies and cool temperatures made for great conditions last Sunday at Cove Island Park as nearly 400 runners and walkers participated in Global Lyme Alliance’s (GLA) inaugural “Lyme Walk & Run,” raising nearly $35,000.

Global Lyme Alliance’s “Time for Lyme” Ga...

Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) announced today that its “Time for Lyme” Gala, held last Saturday at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, raised over $850,000 to fund research and ultimately a cure for Lyme and other debilitating tick-borne diseases. “We are extremely grateful to our sponsors, volunteers, donors, friends and families who made this year’s Gala such a success,” said Robert Kobre, GLA’s chairman. “Their dedication to advancing research and education initiatives to ultimately find a cure for Lyme and tick-borne diseases is extraordinary.”

“Time For Lyme” Gala Raises Over $850,000 For T...

TV personality Gretchen Carlson, “Real Housewives” cast member Heather Thomson, meteorologist Dr. Bill Evans among those at Global Lyme Alliance’s gala to fund urgently needed Lyme disease research projects at top universities throughout the U.S.  The “Time …MORE

Merger of TBDA and LRA is Now Complete, Global ...

Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA), two of the most influential voices on Lyme and tick-borne diseases, announced today they have completed the previously announced merger of the two organizations.
The new entity, named Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), will be the largest tick-borne disease organization in the nation. It will carry on the mission and important work of LRA and TBDA: to conquer Lyme and tick-borne diseases through research and education.

Tick-Borne Disease Alliance & Lyme Researc...

Lyme Research Alliance and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance’s annual “Time for Lyme” Gala is just days away and promises to be an exciting night with celebrities, esteemed scientists and community leaders in attendance. The Gala will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich, CT. As previously announced, Gretchen Carlson, anchor and host of the Fox News program “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson,” will again serve as Mistress of Ceremonies. Carlson, a Greenwich, CT resident, has been personally affected by Lyme disease.

Renowned Lyme Disease Researcher Dr. John N. Au...

John N. Aucott, M.D., founder and president of Lyme Disease Research Foundation, and a renowned expert in clinical research on the diagnosis and epidemiology of Lyme disease, will receive the Lauren F. Brooks Hope Award at Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance’s (TBDA) “Time for Lyme” Gala April 11, 2015. The award honors those who are making significant strides in research and treatment in pursuit of a Lyme disease cure.

Lyme Research Alliance & Tick-Borne Diseas...

Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) & Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) have announced that Greenwich residents Amy Marisa Balducci and Riann Smith will co-chair the 2015 “Time for Lyme” Gala on April 11, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich, CT.
Both Balducci and Smith said they are honored to co-chair the event and hope to raise awareness about the devastating impact Lyme disease can have on individuals and their families—something each of the women has personally experienced.

Elena Delle Donne Named Lyme Research Alliance’...

Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) announced today that Elena Delle Donne, professional basketball player with the WNBA’s Chicago Sky, two-time WNBA All-Star starter and 2013 Rookie of the Year, will serve as its first national Ambassador.

3rd Annual Lyme Research Alliance Charity Golf ...

Lyme Research Alliance, the leading private nonprofit funder of cutting-edge Lyme disease research in the U.S., recently hosted its third annual charity Golf Tournament at the prestigious Stanwich Club and raised $65,000, bringing the three-year total for this event to $235,000.

Lyme Research Alliance Awards Nearly $600,000 i...

Lyme Research Alliance (LRA), the nation’s largest private non-profit funder of Lyme disease research at universities, today announced the awarding of seven grants worth $587,000 to researchers focused on the identification, treatment and cure for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

For New Research Directions, Look To the Kids

The next discovery that could change the world of Lyme disease could come from the inquiring mind of a high school or undergraduate college student. Already, students in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Virginia, New York and elsewhere have managed to make valuable contributions to Lyme research and are being saluted by Lyme Research Alliance for taking part in the effort to put an end to the disease.

Feel Like You Have A Summertime ‘Flu̵...

You’re having a wonderful summer—sunning, gardening, enjoying BBQs with family and friends. So why have you suddenly developed chills and fever, headache, stiff neck, achey joints, and a feeling of total exhaustion? If you suspect a flu-like illness, it could actually be the first sign of Lyme disease.

Lyme Research Alliance Video Wins 2014 Telly Award

The Telly Awards has named Mary Shanahan as a Bronze Winner in the 35th annual Telly Awards for her video, “The Faces of Lyme.” Shanahan’s work was selected as one of the few winners out of nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries.

Merger of the Lyme Research Alliance and Tick-B...

The Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) and the Lyme Research Alliance (LRA), two of the most influential voices on Lyme and tick-borne diseases, announced today their intention to merge (the “Merger”). The Merger was approved by each of the respective Board of Directors last evening, pending regulatory approval. The Merger will result in the formation of the largest tick-borne disease organization in the country, allowing for greater resources to be applied to research on urgently needed improvements in diagnostics and treatments, while maintaining awareness programs for the general public and physicians. The groups plan to rename the merged non-profit upon final completion of the Merger.

Lyme Research Alliance Donors Give Basketball-L...

Thirteen-year-old Sydney Herzog will have the experience of a lifetime this Saturday when she has the honor of serving as a ball girl for the Liberty, New York’s WNBA team, when they play the Chicago Sky at Madison Square Garden.

Harsh Winter Won’t Lower Lyme Disease Risks Thi...

Despite winter’s freezing temperatures and a chilly start to spring, a Connecticut health expert expects the threat of Lyme disease to be just as high this spring and summer as it was last year. “It’s business as usual for tick season,” says Kirby C. Stafford III, Ph.D., chief scientist and state entomologist of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. “The ticks were not impacted by this winter’s cold weather and should be relatively healthy and active this spring.”

More Than 200 Run in Lyme Research Alliance’s “...

Nothing could diminish the spirits of more than 200 runners and walkers who turned out for Lyme Research Alliance’s 3rd annual 5K “Race Against Lyme” on Sunday at Cove Island State Park, Stamford—not even the chilly, blustery conditions.

The Stars Came Out for Lyme Research Alliance’s...

The stars came out Saturday as four-time Oscar nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Jane Alexander, TV personality Gretchen Carlson, and former Major League Baseball manager Bobby Valentine gathered at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich for Lyme Research Alliance’s “Time for Lyme” Gala.

Jane Alexander, Gretchen Carlson, Bobby Valenti...

Lyme Research Alliance (LRA), the nation’s largest nonprofit funder of university-level research into Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, is hosting its signature annual Gala this weekend in Greenwich, CT, to help raise funds for Lyme disease research.

“Trailblazing” Lyme Disease Researchers to Be H...

Kim Lewis, Ph.D. and Ying Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. to receive awards for their ongoing work researching “persister” organisms and recurrent disease at LRA’s “Time for Lyme” Gala on April 5, 2014 in Old Greenwich, CT. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund important research at universities and major medical institutions throughout the U.S.

Women’s Basketball Superstar Elena Delle Donne ...

WNBA Rookie of the Year to speak at Gala about her struggles with Lyme Disease and the need for raising awareness. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund important research projects at universities and major medical institutions throughout the United States.

Lyme Research Alliance Announces Star-Studded L...

Yolanda Foster, Tommy Hilfiger, Peter Sarsgaard, Tom Seaver and others to serve as Honorary Chairs of LRA’s Gala on April 5, 2014. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund important research projects at universities and major medical institutions throughout the United States.

Fox News Host Gretchen Carlson to Emcee Lyme Re...

Lyme Research Alliance is pleased to announce that Fox News’ Gretchen Carlson will serve as the emcee for its annual “Time for Lyme” Gala, April 5, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich, CT. Carlson, who anchors and hosts the daytime program “The Real Story With Gretchen Carlson,” and most recently served as co-host of “FOX & Friends,” is not only a well-regarded television personality, but has been personally affected by Lyme disease, a bacterial infection transmitted by black-legged ticks.

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