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Our 2018-19 Grantees

Global Lyme Alliance identifies and funds the most innovative and promising projects specific to Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Grantees are chosen from top universities and medical institutions across the globe. GLA-funded researchers represent the best and the brightest Lyme disease researchers in the field. We are proud to showcase some of our research grant recipients. See also the Deborah and Mark Blackman-GLA postdoctoral fellowships.


  • Press release announcing 2019 research grantees – click here
  • GLA’s comprehensive Lyme disease research report – click here
  • Published research findings – click here

Sheila Arvikar

Sheila Arvikar, M.D.

Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Assistant Physician in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
STUDY (2019): "Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Evaluation of Tendon Involvement in Lyme Disease"

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