Sickle Cell Disease News and Research

RSS
Sickle-cell disease, or sickle-cell anaemia (or drepanocytosis), is a life-long blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that assume an abnormal, rigid, sickle shape. Sickling decreases the cells' flexibility and results in a risk of various complications.
Prenatal screening for hemoglobinopathies different in OBGYN practices and family medicine

Prenatal screening for hemoglobinopathies different in OBGYN practices and family medicine

Pharma’s take on the Pelosi drug-pricing bill: Fair warning or fearmongering?

Pharma’s take on the Pelosi drug-pricing bill: Fair warning or fearmongering?

New project could mark a pivotal advancement in therapies to address male sterility

New project could mark a pivotal advancement in therapies to address male sterility

Zebrafish study supports accuracy of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool

Zebrafish study supports accuracy of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool

NIH Statement for World AIDS Day outlines efforts to end the HIV epidemic

NIH Statement for World AIDS Day outlines efforts to end the HIV epidemic

Mystery surrounds gene edited babies one year on

Mystery surrounds gene edited babies one year on

Carbon monoxide has a beneficial side at low concentrations

Carbon monoxide has a beneficial side at low concentrations

Pioneering CRISPR therapy leaves two patients free of blood disease symptoms

Pioneering CRISPR therapy leaves two patients free of blood disease symptoms

Novartis announces strategy to broaden patient reach and availability of medicines in sub-Saharan Africa

Novartis announces strategy to broaden patient reach and availability of medicines in sub-Saharan Africa

Improved gene editing technique can successfully cut out undesirable genetic information

Improved gene editing technique can successfully cut out undesirable genetic information

Mentorship in medical school linked to increased likelihood of fellows specializing in hematology

Mentorship in medical school linked to increased likelihood of fellows specializing in hematology

New collaboration aims to develop gene-based cures for sickle cell disease and HIV

New collaboration aims to develop gene-based cures for sickle cell disease and HIV

Study provides insight into feasibility of improving quality of care for SCD patients

Study provides insight into feasibility of improving quality of care for SCD patients

Medicaid expenditures for pediatric population decreased in Illinois

Medicaid expenditures for pediatric population decreased in Illinois

Viagra enables rapid and efficient hematopoietic stem cell mobilization in mice

Viagra enables rapid and efficient hematopoietic stem cell mobilization in mice

Novel viral vector improves gene therapy for sickle cell disease

Novel viral vector improves gene therapy for sickle cell disease

Researchers make breakthrough in gene therapy for sickle cell disease

Researchers make breakthrough in gene therapy for sickle cell disease

Findings could open up new research avenues into how heme tolerance occurs in humans

Findings could open up new research avenues into how heme tolerance occurs in humans

Uncovering new treatment targets for pulmonary inflammation in sickle cell disease

Uncovering new treatment targets for pulmonary inflammation in sickle cell disease

CDC to fund sickle cell disease surveillance

CDC to fund sickle cell disease surveillance