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May 2011: Open Letter to the Community

Hey everyone! I just wanted to say hello to all the lurkers (we see you;) and all the new members! It’s been a while since I’ve sent out an email blast, but there are a few things that are coming up that I simply had to share with you. This

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May 1, 2011: SC News Update

NIH starts new center for Rare Diseases, HemaQuest starts phase 2 drug trials, NHS wrote official guidelines for sickle cell patients and new research on how sickle cell protects us from malaria. Catch your sickle cell news updates here.

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SC Research Study Needs Your Help

Participate in a new research study for daily pain diary with SC. Will last for 3 weeks. Must be between 18-35. Compensation: $90.

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April 11, 2011: SC News Update

India steps up to the challenge of a high SC population, Ghana shows some appreciation, Nigeria starts Bone Marrow Transplants, Dancing with the Stars for Sickle Cell, and a new Adult SC clinic in Arkansas. Get the latest SC news and research updates now.

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March: 23 Days of Sickle Cell News

Angola joins the sickle cell fight, India gets active, $3 million SC case settled in the UK, Nicosan back in the news, drama in Bahrain (again), and 2 new sickle cell treatments enter the ring. Get your SC news here.

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February 2011: This Month in SC News

No more laughing gas for you, NY Times does a SC feature, Che’Na plays basketball, SCDAA raises funds, Canada passes the torch and Brazil rocks out. Catch your latest sickle cell news here.

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February 7, 2011: This Fortnight in SC News & Research

A torch is passed in Canada, a tragic death in UK, a new research study could lead to the latest sickle cell drug and the TX SCD group raised 15K in one day. Get your SC news feed here.

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January 24: SC News & Research Updates

Catch up on this weeks’ news in sickle cell research.

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Could Your Blood Cells be Used for Research Without Your Permission?

Could your blood cells be used for research without your permission? Read more and share your thoughts after the jump

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January 17, 2011: A Fortnight in SC News & Research

It has been 3 weeks since the last edition, and this fortnight, the news focuses on poor decisions at the A&T State University which led to an unnecessary sports-related death, a new genetic testing kit, a new sickle cell drug acquisition merger and a shocking scandal at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute…all about sickle cell.

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Happy New Year!!!

An open letter to fans and supporters of the Sickle Cell Warriors

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December 31, 2010: SC News & Research Update

A brief synopsis of a new research grant, a tragic death, and strides in research of SC related to adenosine. Read on…

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December 10, 2010: This Week in SC News & Research

Researchers from the University of Chicago and Loyola University are studying the transmission of malaria by the Anopheles mosquito. The researchers are trying to inhibit the transmission of Plasmodium (the bacteria that causes malaria) by giving the mosquitoes a protein called FLVCR which will then alter the gut of the

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November 30, 2010: This Fortnight in SC News and Research

This fortnight, SO MUCH happened in sickle cell research and news. New research, new drug trials, new medical center and a new report from the 1918s. Catch the latest here….

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November 14, 2010: This Fortnight in Sickle Cell Research

A short synopsis of breakthroughs in sickle cell research.

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