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GLA's Early Support of Dr. Lise Nigrovic Results in Additional Federal Funding
October 8, 2021
Research costs a lot of money, which is hard to come by. For Lyme disease research, it’s even tougher. Even though the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has raised its spending in this disease area ...
Promising New Lyme Disease Antibiotic May Spare Microbiome
October 6, 2021
An exciting new finding by. Dr. Kim Lewis of Northeastern University gives hope that Lyme disease can be potentially treated without harming the microbiome Why is antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease...
Lyme Disease and Mental Disorders: It’s Not All in Your Head
July 29, 2021
New Study Analyzes Patient Data Mental disorders are among the most poorly understood symptoms of Lyme disease. Early on, it was recognized that Lyme disease in late stages includes neurologic symptom...
Meet the Researcher: Michael Eriksen Benros, M.D., Ph.D.
July 25, 2021
Michael Eriksen Benros, M.D., Ph.D. is professor and Head of Research at Mental Health Centre Copenhagen, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark. He received a two year grant from GLA for his study: ...
Meet the Researcher: Shannon Delaney, M.D.
July 8, 2021
Shannon Delaney, M.D., is Director of Child and Adolescent Evaluation at the Lyme & Tick-borne Diseases Research Center, and Assistant Professor, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians ...
Borrelia miyamotoi: Hiding in Plain Sight?
May 22, 2021
GLA's Director of Research and Science, Dr. Mayla Hsu, discusses findings by Dr. Shannon Delaney, who suggests that Borrelia miyamotoi is an infectious trigger for chronic illness, closely resembling ...
Meet the Researcher - George Aranjuez Ph.D.
March 29, 2021
George Aranjuez, Ph.D. is faculty research associate at University of Central Florida. His postdoctoral research was supported by a Deborah and Mark Blackman-GLA fellowship award. His most recent peer...
Dendritic Cells: A Possible Pathway to Lyme Autoimmunity?
February 16, 2021
In the Covid-19 pandemic era, survival and recovery are on our minds. It’s become recognized that some patients recover quickly from Covid-19, but others may take months or possibly longer to feel bet...
Meet the Researcher: Maria Gutierrez-Hoffmann, Ph.D.
February 16, 2021
Maria Gutierrez-Hoffmann, Ph.D. is a scientist at the Food and Drug Administration in the Office of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Assessment. As a postdoctoral fellow, her Lyme disease research was sup...
Meet the Researcher: Lise Nigrovic, M.D., M.P.H.
January 6, 2021
Meet the Researcher is a blog series to introduce GLA-funded Lyme disease researchers.  Lise Nigrovic, M.D., M.P.H. is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hos...
An Innovative Approach To Understanding Pediatric Lyme Disease
December 28, 2020
by Mayla Hsu, Ph.D., Director of Research and Science, GLA
The Similarities Between Post-COVID-19 and Lyme Disease
November 17, 2020
Tens of thousands of people in the U.S. have lingering illness following COVID-19, known as post-Covid “long haulers.” Why do some people recover relatively quickly from Lyme disease and Covid-19, and...
Lyme Arthritis and Inflammation: Shut It Off!
September 23, 2020
A summary of 3 Lyme arthritis studies and how our immune system can fail to shut off when there’s an infection.   by Mayla Hsu, Ph.D., Director of Research and Science, GLA
Lyme Arthritis: The Antibody Connection
July 20, 2020
by Mayla Hsu, Ph.D., Director of Research and Science, GLA
Lyme Disease Research Remains Active During Pandemic
May 16, 2020
GLA-funded researchers are still focused on their Lyme disease research initiatives
Pandemics, Ecology, and Food Production: Is There a Connection?
April 28, 2020
Why and how do pandemics emerge? Is there a connection between our ecosystems and global food production?  
New test for Babesia approved by the FDA
March 19, 2018
by Mayla Hsu, Ph.D. Director, Research and Science Global Lyme Alliance