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
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.
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.
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 (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.
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.
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 (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.
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.