At Bay Area Lyme Foundation, we are committed to making Lyme disease
easy to diagnose and simple to cure.
Bay Area Lyme Impact Report
We are proud to be sharing this—our first Impact Report, sharing many of our accomplishments and the most impactful projects and achievements since our inception in 2012. Please take the time to review and appreciate the accomplishments made possible through donor contributions. As always, we are so very fortunate to be able to share that 100% of every dollar you give to Bay Area Lyme goes to scientific research and prevention programs. Click here to access the report.
Call for Entries for the 2019 Emerging Leader Award Grant
Announcing a call for entries for the Bay Area Lyme 2019 Emerging Leader Awards (ELA), which are designed to encourage promising scientists who embody the future of Lyme disease research leadership in the US. They should have a defined approach that offers scientific rationale for a research project that can advance diagnostics or treatments for Lyme disease. This year, two $100,000 grants will be awarded in May. Learn 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