Ada Gonzalez lives with sickle cell disease and enrolled in a clinical study decades ago that she benefits from today.
Jewel is a teenager living with sickle cell disease. She and her mother, Paula make informed decision about participating in clinical studies.
To determine whether having sickle cell trait (SCT) is a risk factor bone thinning at an earlier age and to understand why individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) have thinner bones than healthy individuals do.
1 US site
18 to 45 years
SCD and SCT
January 14, 2021
BCH-BB694 — an experimental gene therapy targeting the BCL11A gene — safely increased the levels of fetal hemoglobin and prevented disease-associated complications in six people with severe sickle cell disease (SCD), according to interim data from a Phase 1 clinical trial.
January 10, 2021
When it comes to treating those with Sickle Cell Anemia, we found that we can match blood beyond type down to a certain antigen and it turns out that 33% of African American donors have this antigen in their blood and almost 0% Caucasion donors have the antigen.
January 5, 2021
In an effort to detect sea fan neovascularization from ultra-widefield color fundus photographs (UWF-FPs) from patients with sickle cell hemoglobinopathy (SCH), researchers developed an automated system with high sensitivity and specificity, which holds potential to improve screening for vision-threatening proliferative sickle cell retinopathy.
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