Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference

Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference

September 13, 2018

GBT will host the 7th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference (SCDTC) at the Park Central Hotel in New York City on September 13, 2018.  This annual meeting brings together healthcare professionals, patients, community based organizations and advocates, investors, policy makers and industry representatives. They will discuss topics important to the community along with the latest advancements and trends in treating sickle cell.  In other words, the conference is open to anyone with an interest in sickle cell.

Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference Panel

So this year’s panelists include: W. Keith Hoots (NHLBI), Beverley Francis-Gibson (SCDAA), Dominique Goodson (SCD Community Forum), Dr. John J. Strouse (Duke University Medical Center) and Dr. Rosalyn Stewart (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) to name a few. This is an amazing panel this year. There will be an amazing discussion with lots to learn in each session. In addtion, you can ask questions and become involved with the leading minds and scholars in sickle cell disease.


Firstly, take some time to look at the agenda and decide when to go online.  You can use this time zone converter to help you plan your schedule as the conference is in Eastern Standard time. This will help you decide what to attend.

For those who cannot attend in person, SCW has again exclusively partnered with GBT to livestream the conference via Facebook Live.  In addition, it will be available to view here:  For more information, please visit the official SCDTC website.

In addition, we hope to see you there!

Click here for a link to the conference in 2020.

Brooke Pillifant

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