At Bay Area Lyme Foundation, we are committed to making Lyme disease
easy to diagnose and simple to cure.

What’s New

Lyme Disease Biobank Update

Bay Area Lyme Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of the Lyme Disease Tissue Collection Program to its Lyme Disease Biobank. The expansion of the Biobank will allow for a greater understanding of the ability of Lyme bacteria to invade tissues and organs. Learn more.

 

NYC Gala 2018

Bay Area Lyme Foundation and Project Lyme, two organizations committed to halting the course of Lyme disease, came together on Monday, November 5th, to highlight the need for collaboration in the fight against Lyme during the inaugural 2018 Lyme Gala, in New York City. The event raised awareness and $1.4 Million for research related to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, which can potentially be disabling, and even life-threatening. Read more.

Our Approach

Directed
Funding for
Lyme Projects

Leveraging innovative technologies from other fields of medicine to fuel new breakthroughs in Lyme and tick ecology, diagnostics, and treatments

Rigorous
Screening &
Accountability

Ensuring that dollars granted go to the projects with the greatest potential impact and results deliver on promises

100%
Donation
Impact

Thanks to the generous support of a private donor, 100% of funds raised go directly to research and prevention programs

Networking
& Scale

Providing tools and resources to help connect the innovators in the field and speed solutions to market

Community
Outreach

Ensuring accurate and reliable information is available to the public through digital, print, and social media, and community programs. Learn more.

Lyme Disease

Why Lyme?

Reported Cases of Lyme Disease

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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

What You Need to Know

Knowing how to protect yourself and your family is key to enjoying the outdoors.

Find Out About Prevention

Act Now

We need your help.  Find out how you can be part of the cure for Lyme disease.

Get Involved

Lyme Disease Stories

Lyme disease can affect anyone.  Learn from these survivor stories or share yours.

Meet the Many Faces of Lyme