Lyme disease

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Synonyms: Lyme borreliosis

Lyme disease (named after the towns in the USA where the disease was first identified) is a bacterial infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi.

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Advocacy Organizations

Precision Healthcare Ecosystem

Mission –  to transform healthcare toward a more collaborative model by amplifying patient and community voices through data-informed processes. Vision – a world of people empowered to realize optimal health. Purpose: To help people feel seen, heard, and respected so they feel empowered to take ownership of their health.

Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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Clinical Trials

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