At Bay Area Lyme Foundation, we are committed to making Lyme disease
easy to diagnose and simple to cure.
Bay Area Lyme Ambassador Video
Elet Hall is a competitive athlete and Lyme survivor. The parkour expert is a four-time competitor on American Ninja Warrior, where he is known as “The Natural” for his seemingly effortless runs. This video is the first of several patient stories to be highlighted in a documentary film about Bay Area Lyme Foundation Ambassadors.
New Lyme Disease Biobank
Bay Area Lyme announces the launch of the Lyme Disease Biobank, which is the first program to provide researchers with blood and urine samples from people with acute Lyme disease from multiple regions across the country. Our intent is to substantially increase the amount and diversity of biospecimens available for research and facilitate interaction and collaborations between researchers leading to more research innovation and medical breakthroughs. Read more.
Leveraging innovative technologies from other fields of medicine to fuel new breakthroughs in Lyme and tick ecology, diagnostics, and treatments
Ensuring that dollars granted go to the projects with the greatest potential impact and results deliver on promises
Thanks to the generous support of a private donor, 100% of funds raised go directly to research and prevention programs
Providing tools and resources to help connect the innovators in the field and speed solutions to market
Ensuring accurate and reliable information is available to the public through digital, print, and social media, and community programs. Learn more.
Reported Cases of Lyme Disease
There are over 329,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the US every year and it has been reported in 49 of 50 states and 65 countries worldwide. It is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the US.Learn more about this infectious disease