Recent Press Releases
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.
Lyme Disease: Gene Signatures May Catch the Infection Sooner
An NIH-supported team recently uncovered a unique gene expression pattern in white blood cells from people infected with the Lyme disease-causing a distinctive early gene signature, which persists after antibiotic treatment. With further work and validation, the test could one day possibly provide a valuable new tool to help doctors […]