Future LDA Conferences

As we said in our February Newsletter we have been planning another conference and we were intending early November 2020. However, plans are currently on hold while we see what happens with the Covid-19 pandemic.

2018 LDA Conference

Saturday 1st September
Streatham Court, University of Exeter

Life after NICE

A stimulating day of information, discussion and networking on one of the most delightful campuses in the UK.


Mariska Leeflang from the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam: What evidence do we need to make recommendations about tests for Lyme disease.

Barbara Tschirren, University of Exeter:  Range expansions of ticks and Borrelia in a warming world

Anne Cruikshank, GP: The RCGP Lyme Disease Spotlight project

Tamara van Gorkom, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands. The ELISpot assay for the detection of Lyme borreliosis: How it works and what it is worth

John Tulloch, Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, Liverpool: Finding Lyme disease cases: the epidemiology of Lyme disease in the UK

Robert Marchbanks, University Hospital, Southampton: Could non-invasive brain pressure measurements assist Lyme disease diagnosis and patient management?

LDA: The Explore project