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Open Letter to Nexim, Diamond Bank and Bank PHB

Open letter to the banks in Nigeria holding up Nicosan production: Please forward and paste over the internet. Thanks.

1st Annual Sickle Cell Warriors Cruise

Have you ever wanted to get together with a group of Sickle Cell Warriors, your family, and friends on a vacation where you got to share your life experiences? Well then, this cruise is specifically designed just for you.

Sickle Cell Spoken Word Poetry

Spoken word is an oral art that melds together words and phrases in beautiful patterns that are punctuated by intonation and undulation.  Take a...

Diarra Misses World Cup Because of Sickle Cell

French midfielder Lassana Diarra misses the World Cup due to the sickle cell crises. But it's not the end of the world for him.

Stop Mistreatment of Sickle Cell Patients in the Emergency Room

Question: G. Jones says, "What can we do to stop mistreatment of SCD patents in Hospital and being lable as Drug seekers. Like our pain...

Sickle Cell Free, Part 1: An Interview with Patient #19

Yes it's true. We can be cured from sickle cell. Learn all about the new stem cell transplant process from Raheem C. aka Patient No. 19.

Sickle Cell Free, Part 4: Life After Stem Cell Transplant

This is the finale of the interview with Raheem C, the sickle cell patient who underwent a stem cell transplant and is now sickle cell free! Congratulations Raheem! Live free and be happy!

Progress in Gene-Editing Therapy

Exciting news! CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex Announce Progress in Clinical Development Programs for the Investigational CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Editing Therapy CTX001. They have dosed the first...

Stem Cell Questionaire

Get involved with a research study. Just a chance to do something to help the general scientific community

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...
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