Spark hope this Giving Tuesday: Your chance to create change!

Spark hope this Giving Tuesday: Your chance to create change!

This Giving Tuesday, show your support for the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation. Let’s ignite a spark of hope together.  Your generosity has the power to make a significant impact in the lives of those affected by Lyme disease and contribute to ongoing efforts in research, education, advocacy and support to address this health challenge in…

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Whole genome sequencing of human Borrelia burgdorferi isolates reveals linked blocks of accessory genome elements located on plasmids and associated with human dissemination

Abstract Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in North America and Europe. The clinical manifestations of Lyme disease vary based on the genospecies of the infecting Borrelia burgdorferi spirochete, but the microbial genetic elements underlying these associations are not known. Here, we report the whole genome sequence (WGS) and analysis of 299 B. burgdorferi (Bb) isolates derived from…

Why Lyme treatments often fail

Why Lyme treatments often fail

Monica Embers, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Tulane University, Director of Vector-Borne Disease Research and member of the Tulane National Primate Research Center has been a leading participant in Lyme research. In addition she presents three free CME courses on [IN]VISIBLE for healthcare professionals. Her research program regarding Borrelia burgdorferi and Lyme…

Highlights from Q&A Panel discussion of The Quiet Epidemic global impact campaign

Highlights from Q&A Panel discussion of The Quiet Epidemic global impact campaign

Thank you so much for your support of our recent two-part educational and fundraising event ~ The Quiet Epidemic. Whether you shared CanLyme’s event on social media, watched the documentary, bought a ticket, made a donation and/or participated in the live Q&A panel discussion, you helped us raise over $3,000!    At CanLyme, we are working…