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Thank you for supporting research in Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases. You can donate a gift in memory of a special person or to honor someone on a special occasion. The Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center can send an acknowledgement of your thoughtful donation to a person of your choice.

If you would like to designate your gift for a particular activity of the Center, please review some options that are listed below. An unspecified gift will be used to support the general research activities of the Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center.

If you'd like to discuss your gift options, include us in a will, or participate in the truly enduring gift of an endowment in which you can name a fellowship, professorship or research facility as a permanent honor, please contact us directly by calling either Dr. Barbara Strobino or Dr. Brian Fallon at the Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center (212-543-6822) or email us at lymegift@columbia.edu.

$50 Supports the purchase of 20 tick removal kits to be distributed to families in Lyme endemic areas.
$500 Underwrites an issue of our quarterly electronic newsletter, "Columbia Lyme Update".
$1,500 Supports a guest lecturer at Columbia to educate medical professionals about Lyme Disease.
$4,500 Supports a guest lecturer series of 3 talks at Columbia on Lyme & Tick Borne Diseases.
$5,000 Supports a medical student in training for a summer fellowship and research project.
$25,000 Supports a small pilot research project on Lyme disease for 1 year.
$100,000 Supports a major pilot research project on Lyme disease for 2 years.


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