The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation is committed to inspiring philanthropy and community service by creating awareness, offering guidance, and leading by example to show the world what giving can do. The Foundation’s grants support nonprofit organizations based in the United States that either help people in need or solve complex problems. The Foundation is the largest private funder of Lyme and tick-borne disease research in the country.

About the Lyme Clinical Trials Network

  • First national Clinical Trials Network Coordinating Center (CTNCC) for Lyme and other Tick-borne Diseases.
  • Clinical Trials Coordinating Center aims to propel national research toward the goal of identifying more effective treatments for patients with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
  • The CTN Coordinating Center at Columbia will support the conduct of small pilot studies and larger clinical trials, assist investigators in protocol design and statistical research planning, establish and manage a national case registry, and create a data management system for multi-site clinical trials.
  • Our Lyme and other Tick-borne Diseases Network aims to maintain a portfolio of treatment studies that address a variety of disease mechanisms that may underlie ongoing symptoms.