Lyme Innovation aims to solve critical prevention, diagnostic, and treatment and rehabilitation challenges facing the Lyme disease field by bringing together diverse researchers and scientists at a series of hackathons in April and June 2016. This effort is led by the Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness at Spaulding Rehabilitation Network/Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is sponsored by the Bay Area Lyme Foundation.
Lyme Innovation: How to Hack Lyme & Mini Hackathon
April 16: 12-5pm
MIT, Building 6, Room 120 (Map)
An afternoon of ignite speeches, team building, and learning! You will hear from Lyme disease experts and learn about unique challenges facing the field of Lyme disease. These complex problems include prevention, diagnostics, treatment, and rehabilitation. Time will be dedicated to networking, sharing ideas, and initiating team formation for the main hackathon event on June 17-19. Recognition and monetary awards will be given to teams with promising project ideas as judged by a panel of innovation, Lyme disease, and business experts.