Tag: "sickle cell disease"
Four Things To Know About Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle cell disease is the most common genetic blood disorder in the United States. It is also often misunderstood. Learn four things about sickle cell and the people it affects.
Licensing Agreement Hopes to Advance Treatment for Sickle Cell Patients
Cincinnati Children’s and Calimmune Inc. have announced a license agreement to develop and commercialize a gene therapy discovered by Punam Malik, MD, the Marjory J. Johnson chair of gene and
Hydroxyurea: An Option for Preventing Sickle Cell Stroke
A brief summary of and link to stories about a Cincinnati Children's study of the effects of hydroxyurea in sickle cell patients.
Don’t Let Sickle Cell Disease Win
Having sickle cell disease does not mean that you can’t live a normal, fulfilling life.
Support, education key to coping with sickle cell anemia
A brief summary of and link to a story in the Cincinnati Enquirer about the annual Sickle Cell Disease Research & Education Day at Cincinnati Children's.
Congrats Grads! Celebrating the Class of 2015
Congratulations to members of the graduating Class of 2015! Our care teams have had the pleasure of getting to know these incredible young people over the years while they have been patients at
Why is Sickle Cell Different in the United States Versus Uganda?
If your child is born with sickle cell in the United States, chances are good (95-99%) that he or she will survive to adulthood. That is not the case for
New Sickle Cell Treatment Deemed a Success
A clinical trial of hydroxyurea therapy for children with sickle cell anemia has been halted a year early by the U.S. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), because results
Local Business Raises Money for Sickle Cell Research
An Avondale business is working to create awareness of Sickle Cell Anemia while raising funds for research at the same time. Stags Barber Shop and Beauty Salon held an event
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month
Taking a beautiful new baby home from the hospital is a cherished experience, but for approximately 20 families in the Cincinnati area each year, a simple phone call significantly changes