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Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2015 reintroduced in the House of Representatives

On the morning of Thursday - April 16, 2015 Representatives Danny K. Davis (D-IL) and Michael C. Burgess (R-TX) revealed the reintroduction of bipartisan legislation to renew the nation’s programs for research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD).

Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2015 reintroduced in the House of Representatives
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2015 Grace Ojei SCD Overcomer Scholarship

The Grace Ojei SCD Overcomer Scholarship is developed for high school seniors entering into college or college students that have particularly worked to overcome obstacles and eliminate barriers to achieve their goals. Due Friday June 29, 2015

2015 Grace Ojei SCD Overcomer Scholarship
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2nd Annual National Sickle Cell Walk with the Stars

We had a great turn out at our 1st Annual Walk with the Stars! We are excited to deliver a bigger and better event! This year SCDAA and member organizations across the country will be joining in a National Walk effort during the period of mid August through September! The SCDAA's very own 2nd Annual National Walk...

2nd Annual National Sickle Cell Walk with the Stars
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2015 Convention Planning is Under Way!

Our 43rd Annual Convention will take place September 23 - 26, 2015. Stay informed on all things convention related! Learn about this year's host hotel, events, announcements and abstract deadlines. Convention will be here before we know it!

2015 Convention Planning is Under Way!
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Chief Medical Officer News

Breaking News: FDA Approves New Formulation of Iron Chelator

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral formulation of deferasirox. The tablet will be marketed as Jadenu by Novartis, who also market Exjade, which has been the standard deferasirox formulation for the past 10 years.

Breaking News: FDA Approves New Formulation of Iron Chelator
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Advocacy Update


Thank You to All Who Participated in the 2015 National Sickle Cell Advocacy Day!
Advocacy Day was once again a huge success! Event photo's and video are coming soon!
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