Lyme Resource Centre is a charity with a mission to educate the public and medical profession about Lyme disease and related tick-borne co-infections and work with others to research ways to combat all tick-borne illnesses.
CONFERENCE RESCHEDULED: As a result of COVID-19, this conference has been postponed until September 2020. New details are below.
The 2nd European Crypto-Infections Conference in Dublin, Ireland, will be held on 26th-27th September 2020 - a One Health look behind the science of Lyme Disease and co-infections.
TRAINING RESCHEDULED: Now on 26th September 2020 - new details below
If you are a GP, this FREE course is being run by the 2 GPs responsible for the UK's Royal College of GPs Lyme Disease Toolkit and our lead trustee, Prof. John (Jack) Lambert. Being held in Dublin, it is accessible from both Ireland and the UK.
Submission is open for Antibiotics journal Special Issue: The Evidence Base for Treatment of Tickborne Infections (Deadline: 30 Sept 2020)
On 21st March 2020, we mark the first year anniversary of our charity. We reflect with pride on what have we achieved so far.
Justin Bieber has revealed that he is suffering from Lyme disease (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-51041033). His announcement comes in the wake of a number of developments that are changing attitudes towards tick-borne diseases in the US. Lyme disease is six times more prevalent than HIV, yet until now the Lyme budget of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been less than 1% that of HIV.
A position paper written by our trustees.
"Fiona Stalker travels around Scotland to investigate the spread of Lyme disease. One tiny tick under the skin can cause chronic illness but GPs are often slow to diagnose and to give treatment. Fiona hears from sufferers who feel let down by the health service and asks what more can be done to combat this debilitating disease."