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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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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.

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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

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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 Medical Center and Meharry Medical College.  This means that we now have 11 centers for sickle cell disease. Hopefully this means that more qualitative research

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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 from sickle-cell anemia. Carol Mulumba, now free from sickle cell, underwent a bone-marrow transplant at Methodist Children’s Hospital in the US in 2008. The bone marrow,

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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 titled “Peculiar Elongated and Sickle-Shaped Red Blood Corpuscles in a Case of Severe Anemia.” 90% of people with sickle cell are born outside of the United

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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 lipo-proteins in children with sickle cell. This can be used in the future as bio-markers to target medical research. It’s very techy, but for those inclined,

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