15th LDA Conference – Saturday September 17th 2016 at Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

2016 Conference theme: Moving forward

We shall be announcing the start of LDA research and recruiting people to one of our projects.

Come and fill these seats, hear what is happening, have your input and network with others in this friendly environment.

If you have any queries about the conference then contact us via our conference team email address.

We have created an annotated site map of the college to help you find your way.

Confirmed speakers to date:

Dr Knut Eirik Eliassen, Antibiotic Centre for Primary Care, University of Oslo.

To describe his Primary Care research project on investigating the incidence and antibiotic treatment of Lyme disease in Norway.

Dr Gillian Baker, National Institute of Health Research Clinical Research Facility, Exeter.

To introduce LDA’s research project which will be open to everyone to join – past, present and possible future Lyme disease sufferers.

Dr Monica Embers, Tulane National Primate Research Center, USA

To examine the evidence for persistence of Borrelia and discuss the challenges of diagnosing and curing Lyme disease.

Thomas Hardye School, Dorset

To explain their project: techniques and difficulties of analysing Dorset ticks for Borrelia.

Dr Norma O’Flynn, National Guideline Centre

To explain the process for developing NICE guidelines and what outputs may be expected at the end; and of course to answer your questions.

Dr Jinyu Shan, Leicester University

To give us an update of the project developing bacteriophages for diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.

A detailed programme will be published when finalised.

 Booking and prices

Conference fee £46

B&B standard £37

B&B en-suite £57

Friday dinner £17

On-line booking is still open but at this late stage we are only accepting bookings for the conference itself. You should be able to arrange accommodation through University Rooms.  There are further conference details here.