9:05 am

Landscape of Lyme Disease: Current Knowledge, Gaps, and Research Needs


Gary P. Wormser, M.D.

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine

New York Medical College

9:30 am

Spectrum of Lyme Disease: Approaches to Understanding Multi-factorial and Multidimensional Diseases


Benjamin J. Luft, M.D.

Edmund D. Pellegrino Professor

Division of Infectious Diseases

State University of New York at Stony Brook

9:50 am


10:10 am


10:25 am

Clinical Manifestations, Co-infection, and Research Needs of Human Babesiosis: The Increasing Health Burden


Peter Krause, M.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Lecturer in Epidemiology, Microbial Diseases

Yale School of Public Health

10:40 am

Insights into Ehrlichia & Anaplasma: Surveillance, Co-infection, and Research Needs


J. Stephen Dumler, M.D.

Professor, Department of Pathology

Division of Medical Microbiology

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

11:00 am

Rickettsia Diseases: Spectrum of Disease, Spatial Clustering, At-Risk Populations, and Research Needs


Jennifer McQuiston, D.V.M, M.S.

National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11:20 am


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