At Bay Area Lyme Foundation, we are committed to making Lyme disease
easy to diagnose and simple to cure.
Tick Testing Study Results
We are pleased to announce the results of the first citizen-scientist study conducted through a partnership with Northern Arizona University and Colorado State University. The study, published in PLOS ONE, is based on a sample of more than 16,000 ticks from 48 states. Learn more.
Featured Research Study
Announcing the publication of new data that offer valuable insights into the role of the immune system in fighting acute Lyme disease. The research study, primarily funded by the Bay Area Lyme Foundation and led by Lisa K. Blum, Ph.D., demonstrates a correlation between initial activation of specific components of the immune response, and a patient’s ability to recover following 21 days of doxycycline.
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