SC News and Research

This category explores past, present and future research and news in sickle cell.

October 30, 2010: This Week in SC Research

This has been a week of grants and awards...read on to find out more about the sickle cell grants made this week.

October 23, 2010: This Week in SC Research

A brief synopsis of articles related to sickle cell research for the week of October 23, 2010

October 4, 2010: This Week in SC News and Research

Hello everyone, Sickle Cell Warriors in Tennessee  ~ great news! A Vanderbilt-Meharry Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease has been established by Vanderbilt University...

Ugandan Girl Meets Obama

By Henry Mukasa US President Barack Obama met a nine-year-old Ugandan girl who made a wish to meet the powerful leader when she heals...

September 13, 2010: This Week in SC Research

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the seminal case report published in the Archives of Internal Medicine (November 1910) by James B. Herrick...

August 30, 2010: This Week in SC Research

There were limited breakthroughs in sickle cell research this week. A group that studies lipids released a paper that identified certain levels of high-density...

August 20, 2010: This Week in SC Research

Once again, it's a slow research week. The only thing to report from last week is the following: AesRx is developing a pill form of...

This Week in SC Research

This week in SC research, not that much went on. HemoBioTech announced a new patent called HemoTech, which is a hemoglobin substitute. This is made...

Why Alcohol and Sickle Cell Don’t Mix

Have you ever wondered why you have pain or a crises after a night of drinking? Well let me break it down for you.

Getting Cured From Sickle Cell

Have you ever thought about undergoing adult bone marrow transplant to cure your sickle cell? Here is a short testimony from a warrior who did it, and now lives sickle cell free.
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