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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
GLA awards record amount to seven exceptional researchers advancing the science of post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome or “chronic” Lyme.
Global Lyme Alliance says adult stage ticks can be active even in cooler weather, so don’t be caught off-guard.
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.