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

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…

16. Wilderness first aid training and Lyme prevention

16. Wilderness first aid training and Lyme prevention

In today’s podcast, Sarah examines the importance of adequate training in wilderness first aid skills. She speaks with expert Michael Crawford, an instructor at Slipstream Wilderness First Aid in Victoria,…

15. Managing risk in the outdoors, with Steve Smith

15. Managing risk in the outdoors, with Steve Smith

In this podcast, Sarah speaks with Steve Smith, an expert in outdoor risk management. Steve has worked for many years teaching, leading, planning, and consulting about ways to manage risk…

14. Heading to Finland to find ways to accurately diagnose tick-borne diseases

14. Heading to Finland to find ways to accurately diagnose tick-borne diseases

In this episode Sarah talks with Canadian researcher Dr.Leona Gilbert, originally from Thunder Bay, and currently living in Finland. Dr. Gilbert tells us about an interaction with a patient that…

13. Back to the lab with Dr. Melanie Wills from the G. Magnotta Research Lab at the University of Guelph

13. Back to the lab with Dr. Melanie Wills from the G. Magnotta Research Lab at the University of Guelph

In this episode Sarah talks research, Canadian research that is, with Dr. Melanie Wills. She is the Director of the G. Magnotta Lab at the University of Guelph, conducting research…

12. The importance of prevention and adequate early treatment of Lyme disease

12. The importance of prevention and adequate early treatment of Lyme disease

In this episode, Sarah hears from Alexis Chesney, a naturopathic physician in Vermont who specializes in Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. She is also author of the book “Preventing…

11. Exploring co-infections, Bartonella, and mental health effects of Lyme disease

11. Exploring co-infections, Bartonella, and mental health effects of Lyme disease

In this week’s podcast, Sarah speaks with Dr. Thomas Moorcroft, a physician from Connecticut who specializes in Lyme disease and Lyme-related infections. He explains what co-infections are and differentiates between…