Biobank Published Results


Frontiers (2022) –  Testing Raman spectroscopy as a diagnostic approach for Lyme disease patients


Frontiers (2021) –  Recent Progress in Lyme Disease and Remaining Challenges


Journal of Clinical Microbiology (2020) – The Lyme Disease Biobank – Characterization of 550 Patient and Control Samples from the East Coast and Upper Midwest of the United States


Published Studies Using Lyme Disease Biobank Samples



Frontiers (2022) – Acute lyme disease IgG N-linked glycans contrast the canonical inflammatory signature


National Library of Medicine (2022) – Capture Sequencing Enables Sensitive Detection of Tick-Borne Agents in Human Blood


National Library of Medicine (2021) – Serum Epitope Repertoire Analysis Enables Early Detection of Lyme Disease with Improved Sensitivity in an Expandable Multiplex Format


PLOS One (2020) – A fluorescent plasmonic biochip assay for multiplex screening of diagnostic serum antibody targets in human Lyme disease


Computers in Biology and Medicine (2020) – AI-based detection of erythema migrans and disambiguation against other skin lesions


National Center for Biotechnology Information (2020) – Rapid and sensitive detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies by biolayer interferometry



National Center for Biotechnology Information – Pediatric Lyme Disease Biobank, United States, 2015–2020



ACS Nano (2020) – Point-of-care serodiagnostic test for early-stage Lyme disease using a multiplexed paper-based immunoassay and machine learning



Journal of Clinical Microbiology (2019) – A Multiplexed Serologic Test for Diagnosis of Lyme Disease for Point-of-Care Use



Lyme Disease Biobank in the News


NDRI Newsletter (Page 14) – NDRI national survey finds Americans strongly support organ and tissue donation for research

Gordon Medical Lyme Disease Biobank Recruiting in Northern and Southern California 

The East Hampton StarEast Hampton Samples Are a Crucial Contributor to Lyme Test

Outbreak News TodayLyme Disease Biobank Expands Into San Diego

Massachusetts News WireBay Area Lyme Foundation announces Lyme Disease Biobank Expands Into San Diego for 2020

San Diego Union TribuneColumn: Ticking bomb: Lyme disease is not an East Coast phenomenon

Send 2 Press NewswireLyme Disease Biobank Expands Into San Diego

Outbreak News TodayNew Study Shows Less Than One-Third of Lyme Disease Test Results are Accurate for Patients with Lyme Rash


lymedisease.orgDonate samples to Lyme Disease Biobank to aid research

Gordon MedicalLyme Disease Biobank – Recruiting in Northern and Southern California

WFMZ-TV 69Bay Area Lyme Foundation Highlights 2019 Progress toward Diagnosing, Treating and Preventing Lyme Disease

PR NewswireJournal of Clinical Microbiology Publishes First Study Using Samples from the Lyme Disease Biobank

Business InsiderFirst West Coast CME Program on Tick-borne Disease Provides New Data, Insights from Researchers


Outbreak News TodayLyme Disease Biobank expands to increase understanding of disease in heart, brain, joints and other tissues

BiospaceBay Area Lyme Foundation Endorses First Recommendations of New HHS Working Group Focused on Tick Borne Diseases

Markets Insider – Bay Area Lyme Foundation and Project Lyme Join Forces to Fight Lyme Disease at the 2018 Lyme Gala

Advancement of Science (AAAS)Lyme Disease Biobank expands to increase understanding of Lyme in heart, brain, joints

HealthlineHere’s Why Lyme Disease Keeps Spreading in the U.S.

Look to the StarsJay Leno Emcees Bay Area Lyme Foundation’s LymeAid 2018 

PR NewswireBay Area Lyme Foundation’s LymeAid® 2018 Raises $1.1 Million for Lyme Disease Research


We would like to recognize and thank the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation, the LaureL STEM Fund, and the 2018 Fund-a-Need supporters who have contributed significantly to our Lyme Disease Biobank.