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7th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference

7th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference

The 7th Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference is a forum to discover the latest advancements and future trends impacting the sickle cell community.  Conference attendees will hear from innovative industry leaders, patients, physicians, community based organizations and biotech companies.

For more information about the conference, email

Registration is required. Click here to register.

Hear from the President and CEO of the SCDAA

Learn from Beverley Francis-Gibson about recent developments and innovative programs important to the sickle cell community including:

  • Latest sickle cell awareness and educational programs;
  • More about Get Connected, SCDAA’s Patient Powered Registry which connects patients, researchers and care providers to share information and resources; and
  • Partnerships focused on improving the lives of people living with sickle cell.

Beverley Francis-Gibson, B.A., M.A

President and CEO

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.

Confirmed Speakers
Lakiea Bailey, Ph.D.
DirectorSickle Cell Community ConsortiumLanetta Bronte, M.D., M.P.H., MSPH 
President and CEO

Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research, Sickle Cell Care and Research Network

Mark Breidenbach, Ph.D. 

Executive Director and Senior Analyst

Oppenheimer & Co.


Carlton Dampier, M.D.

Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Oncology Department of Pediatrics

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorder Center


Charlotte Flemmings, B.A., M.P.A.


Sickle Cycle


Beverley Francis-Gibson, B.A., M.A.

President and CEO

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.


Dominique Goodson, B.A.

Project Manager

Sickle Cell Disease Community Forum


Victor R. Gordeuk, M.D.

Professor of Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago


W. Keith Hoots, M.D.

Director of the Division of Blood Diseases and Resources

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)


Terry Jackson, Ph.D.

Patient Advocate


Diane Nugent, M.D.

Chief Hematology

Children’s Hospital Orange County


Raju Prasad, Ph.D.


William Blair


Carolyn Rowley, Ph.D.

Founder and Executive Director

Cayenne Wellness Center


Lisa M. Shook, M.A., MCHES, CCP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Cincinnati Children’s


Rosalyn Stewart, M.D., MBA, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine


John J. Strouse, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Duke University Medical Center


Cassandra Trimnell, B.A.

Founder and Executive Director

Sickle Cell 101


Elliott Vichinsky, M.D.

Medical Director, Hematology/Oncology

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland

7th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference - overview

Summary: Register for the 7th annual SCD Therapeutics Conference to discover the latest advancements and future trends impacting the sickle cell community.


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