Looking at Lyme is an educational podcast created by the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation, designed to increase awareness and empower listeners with expert knowledge. 

Join host Sarah Cormode as she explores various perspectives about Lyme disease and its impact on human health. Throughout the series, we will learn alongside doctors, entomologists, geneticists, community leaders and other experts.

Podcast Episodes

25. Optometry, eye-brain connections and Lyme disease

25. Optometry, eye-brain connections and Lyme disease

In the words of Optometrist Dr. Cameron McCrodan, “you don’t see with your eyes, you see with your brain.” What is the relationship between the eyes, the brain and some…

24. Let’s talk astrocytes, gut bacteria and neuroinflammation with Dr. Francisco Quintana

24. Let’s talk astrocytes, gut bacteria and neuroinflammation with Dr. Francisco Quintana

Sarah explores the latest research on astrocytes, gut bacteria and neuroinflammation with scientist and medical researcher Dr. Francisco Quintana.  Dr. Quintana is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School…

23. Angela Naeth tells us about life as a triathlete with Lyme disease

23. Angela Naeth tells us about life as a triathlete with Lyme disease

Join us for a candid conversation with Ironman athlete, Angela Naeth. Angela contracted Lyme disease in 2018, the same year she completed the Ironman race in Kona, Hawaii. Born in…

22. Lyme and outdoor safety for teaching children

22. Lyme and outdoor safety for teaching children

Sarah is excited to announce a new Educator Resource for Lyme disease, and speak with the lead resource developer, Lauren Hudson. Lauren is an educator and parent with a passion…

21. Sarah and Tim Tchida talk tick safety in treeplanting

21. Sarah and Tim Tchida talk tick safety in treeplanting

What can employers do to protect staff who work in the outdoors? In today’s podcast, Sarah explores some answers to that question with Tim Tchida, Owner and CEO of Summit…

20. Tick testing, active surveillance, and participatory science, with Dr. Vett Lloyd from Mount Allison University

20. Tick testing, active surveillance, and participatory science, with Dr. Vett Lloyd from Mount Allison University

This week, we are very excited to speak with one of Canada’s foremost tick and Lyme disease researchers, Dr. Vett Lloyd, who heads up a dynamic research team at Mount…

19. Continuing medical education for physicians

19. Continuing medical education for physicians

As Dr. Maloney says, “Research is our way out of this.” This is our kind of expert leading the way in the field. In today’s podcast, Sarah explores a comprehensive…

18. Welcome back! Dr. Theoharides tells us about mast cells and neuroinflammation

18. Welcome back! Dr. Theoharides tells us about mast cells and neuroinflammation

Welcome back to Season 2 of the Looking at Lyme podcast. Buckle your seatbelts, because we are going on a science adventure with Dr. Theoharis Theoharides, Professor of Immunology at…

17. Interview with Mary Beth Pfeiffer, author of Lyme: the First Epidemic of Climate Change

17. Interview with Mary Beth Pfeiffer, author of Lyme: the First Epidemic of Climate Change

In today’s podcast, Sarah talks about ticks, Lyme disease and climate change with investigative reporter Mary Beth Pfeiffer. She lives in New York State, an area of the US which…