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Ticks may hold the key to treating tick-borne disease
December 21, 2018: Dr. Utpal Pal of University of Maryland, College Park, discusses the Tick Immunity Project and the importance of tick-borne illness research with DVM360.
Lyme disease research in Howard County seeks best ways to reduce tick populations
October 3, 2018: Dr. Jennifer Murrow of University of Maryland, College Park, is featured in the Baltimore Sun for her working tracking tick populations in Howard County, Maryland.
Tickborne diseases are likely to increase, say NIH officials
July 25, 2018: NIH News covers data in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that tickborne diseases will only grow as a public health concern.
Lyme, the tick-borne disease that’s spreading fast, explained
June 15, 2018: Vox News discusses how to stay safe and everything you need to know about ticks this summer.
Tickborne Diseases Are On the Rise. Is Climate Change to Blame?
May 1, 2018: Live Science looks at tickborne disease from the angle of climate change, and how changing conditions are impacting incidence.
Prevention is key in fight against tickborne disease
April 12, 2018: CDC Newsroom covers key prevention strategies for Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections.
How a protein helps bacteria outsmart the human immune system
April 2, 2018: Science Daily covers a new study from Dr. Utpal Pal, PI for Tick Immunity and Professor at University of Maryland, College Park, who discovered a never-before-seen phenomena with implications for Lyme disease treatment.