The 14th LDA Conference was held on Saturday 12th September 2015 at Murray-Edwards College, University of Cambridge

The theme for the day was treatment, and we had some great presentations from a number of speakers outlining their ongoing research and experience.

The full programme is available.

PDFs of presentations are available for download:

Stella Huyshe-Shires, Chairman, LDA

Conference introduction

Sandra Pearson, Medical Director, LDA

Experience of the LDA Help desk

Hadewych ter Hofstede, Radboud University Medical Centre, Netherlands

The difficulties faced by doctors in an infectious diseases clinic

Richard Bingham, University of Huddersfield

Everything you wanted to know about Borrelia but didn’t know whom to ask

Tim Brooks, Public Health England

Current work in PHE around Lyme disease

Brian Fallon, Columbia University USA

What We Learned from the U.S. Clinical Trials & New Directions

Marije Oosting, Radboud University Medical Centre, Netherlands

Host defence against Borrelia

Ying Zhang, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Borrelia persisters and possible drugs to target them

Jinyu Shan, University of Leicester

Is phage therapy for Lyme disease possible?