At Bay Area Lyme Foundation, we are committed to making Lyme disease
easy to diagnose and simple to cure.
Bay Area Lyme Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the Emerging Leader Awards.
This year, thanks to the generous support of The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation, we presented two ELA awards totaling $350,000 in project grants. These prestigious awards recognize scientists who embody the future leadership in Lyme disease research. Click here for the press release.
Stamp Out Lyme One Step at a Time
Our friend Debbie, will be hiking 155 miles, in honor of her cousin Jane Davis, mother of 4, who recently died from complications of Lyme disease. 100% of the money raised goes to research in finding a cure for Lyme disease. We will be highlighting her trip along the way beginning in August. Debbie—thank you for turning your pain into hope. Donate now.
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