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Sickle Cell Research Testimonials

Making an Informed Decision As a Family

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Jewel is a teenager living with sickle cell disease. She and her mother, Paula make informed decision about participating in clinical studies.

My Contribution to Clinical Studies

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Ada Gonzalez lives with sickle cell disease and enrolled in a clinical study decades ago that she benefits from today.

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Jewel is a teenager living with sickle cell disease. She and her mother, Paula make informed decision about participating in clinical studies.

Updates

FDA Clears Way for Phase 1 Trial of Low-dose Oral Carbon Monoxide

28 Apr 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the way for a Phase 1 trial of HBI-002, Hillhurst Biopharmaceuticals‘ oral carbon monoxide treatment for sickle cell disease (SCD).

Mitochondrial DNA Carried in Blood May Trigger Inflammation in Sickle Cell

27 Apr 2021

People with sickle cell anemia have higher levels of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) — DNA specific to mitochondria, the cell’s powerhouses — circulating in the blood than healthy individuals, likely due to the abnormal retention of mitochondria in red blood cells, a study has found.

Cancer Diagnosis in Patient Given LentiGlobin Revised to Severe Anemia

22 Apr 2021

A patient diagnosed initially with the blood cancer myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) after receiving LentiGlobin, Bluebird Bio’s investigational gene therapy for sickle cell disease (SCD), now has a revised diagnosis of transfusion-dependent anemia, the company announced.

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