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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.

Research for Adults Aging with Sickle Cell

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Andre, an adult living with sickle cell disease, talks about the need for treatment options for the aging and future generations with sickle cell disease.

Research Updates

Risk of vaso-occlusive episode after exposure to corticosteroids in patients with sickle cell disease

26 Apr 2022

Exposure to systemic corticosteroid is associated with hospitalization for vaso-occlusive episode in patients with sickle cell disease

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As sickle cell patients live longer, providers and politicians call for more care

23 Apr 2022

A bill filed last month by U.S. Rep. and Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist aims to expand access to care for adults with sickle cell disease

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UCSF researchers hope to cure sickle cell disease through CRISPR gene editing

14 Apr 2022

With the aid of $17 million in grant funding, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland will initiate a 4-year trial evaluating CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing as a potential cure for sickle cell disease.

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