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Lyme Connection Plans Annual Conference

Beyond Lyme: Redefining the Future of Tick-borne Diseases is the theme for the 11th Annual Lyme Connection patient conference and health fair scheduled for May 18 at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.

The evening begins at 5pm with a Lyme disease-focused health fair. Speaker presentations begin at 7pm and will conclude at 9:30pm following a question and answer session.

The evening’s speakers include Dr. Thomas Moorcroft, an osteopathic physician, and Dr. Elena Frid, a neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist. Dr. Eva Sapi, a professor and the department chair at the University of New Haven, will receive Lyme Connection’s first Courage in Research Award for her studies investigating the different forms of Borrelia burgdorferi, the predominant causative agent of Lyme disease in the United States.

Free and open to the public, the educational event will be held in the Westside Campus Student Center ballroom. No pre-registration is required. 

Event sponsors include Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge, IGeneX, Inc., NutraMedix and Select TCS Tick Control System.

For additional information, visit LymeConnection.org or Facebook.com/LymeConnection. Location: Student Center, 43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury. See ad, page 30.

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