Recent Press Releases
Wilke Cohen Lyme Disease Project Receives $3M from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation
Total Funding Has Reached $6.1 Million ISB Researchers Have Discovered Potential Biomarkers and Successfully Reproduced the Borrelia Bacteria in the Lab
Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) has received a transformational, multi-year pledge from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to support the Wilke Cohen Lyme Disease Project. In addition to an initial $3.1 million in funding from Jeff and Liesl Wilke, Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos, and the Bay Area Lyme Foundation, the project now has commitments totaling $6.1 million in pledges and cash.
Philanthropists and Scientists Collaborate to Increase the Pace of Lyme Disease Research, Raising $815,000 at LymeAid 2016
Weekend kicks off with high-level scientific discussions, and concludes with a fun-filled performance by the legendary Diana Ross
This weekend, Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading nonprofit funder and advocate of innovative Lyme disease research in the US, hosted a 2-day event aimed at helping make Lyme disease easy to diagnose and simple to cure. Scientists and clinicians, who met to strategize concepts and collaborations on Saturday, were joined by more than 300 philanthropists, celebrities, patients and others in the medical field for the fourth annual LymeAid® on Sunday.
‘Giving Tour’ Starts Engine on Cross-Country Trip to Inspire, Give Back
The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation embarks on a six-day, 2,000-mile, cross-country road trip to encourage action, compassion
The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation embarks on a six-day, 2,000-mile, cross-country road trip to highlight organizations that are having a positive impact on their community and to inspire individuals to action. From April 25 to April 30, the Giving Tour will travel from Chicago to Las Vegas on a mission to educate, inspire and give.
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies receives $5 million grant from Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation for large-scale study aimed at reducing ticks and Lyme disease
Groundbreaking five-year project with Bard College will be first to explore Lyme disease management for entire communities
The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation has awarded a $5 million dollar leadership grant to the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies to support a scientific study, being done in partnership with Bard College, that seeks to reduce Lyme disease in neighborhoods. Research will be carried out in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New York State Department of Health, and the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health. If successful, the project will revolutionize Lyme disease prevention.
Researchers investigate four promising new treatments for Lyme disease
University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis, who leads the Lyme disease research team, is now expanding therapeutic reach with the help of a $1.5 million grant from the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation.