Volunteer for NIAID-funded clinical studies related to Lyme disease on ClinicalTrials.gov.
The following research papers and reviews were produced with NIAID support.
The enolase of B. burgdorferi is a plasminogen receptor released in outer membrane vesicles. Toledo A, Coleman JL, Kuhlow CJ, Crowley JT, Benach JL. Infect Immun. Epub 2011 Nov 14.
Multiplex immunoassay for Lyme disease using VlsE1-IgG and pepC10-IgM antibodies: improving test performance through bioinformatics.
Porwancher RB, Hagerty CG, Fan J, Landsberg L, Johnson BJ, Kopnitsky M, Steere AC, Kulas K, Wong SJ. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]
Whole-genome sequences of thirteen isolates of Borrelia burgdorferi. Schutzer SE, Fraser-Liggett CM, Casjens SR, Qiu WG, Dunn JJ, Mongodin EF, Luft BJ. J Bacteriol. 2011 Feb;193(4):1018-20. Epub 2010 Oct 8.
Rapid, simple, quantitative, and highly sensitive antibody detection for Lyme disease. Burbelo PD, Issa AT, Ching KH, Cohen JI, Iadarola MJ, Marques A. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2010 Jun; 17(6):904-9. Epub 2010 Apr 14.
Lyme disease: a review. Marques AR. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2010 Jan; 10(1):13-20.
The Lyme disease vaccine--a public health perspective. Shen AK, Mead PS, Beard CB. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Feb; 52 Suppl 3:s247-52
Institute of Medicine Workshop Report: Critical Needs and Gaps in Understanding Prevention, Amelioration, and Resolution of Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: The Short-Term and Long-Term Outcomes
General Accounting Office (GAO) Report on NIH Lyme Disease Research Program (PDF)
Last Updated November 30, 2011