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SCDAA’s Teen Ambassador Contest is Open!

  • April 8, 2021
  • emma

Could you be our next Teen Ambassador? SCDAA is searching for the newest members of our team to represent their generation... Continue Reading

Temporary Suspension of Clinical Trials

  • March 2, 2021
  • emma

  March 1, 2021 – The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America’s Medical and Research Advisory Committee (MARAC) is aware of... Continue Reading

Black History Month: Dr. Roland Scott

  • February 26, 2021
  • emma

For our final #SCDHistoryHighlight of Black History month, we are excited to reflect on the life and work of Dr. Roland... Continue Reading

Black History Month 2021: Dr. Angella Dorothea Ferguson

  • February 19, 2021
  • emma

We’re excited to continue our celebration of Black history this week by highlighting the life and work of Dr. Angella Dorothea Ferguson,... Continue Reading

Statement from SCDAA MARAC

  • February 17, 2021
  • emma

February 16, 2021 – We are aware of the announcement today from bluebird bio regarding the temporary suspension of the clinical... Continue Reading

SCDAA Celebrates Black History Month 2021

  • February 5, 2021
  • emma

Sickle cell disease plays an important role in black history, and vice versa. This month, we will highlight African American sickle... Continue Reading

SCDAA promotes Kevin Amado Jr.

  • January 12, 2021
  • emma

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America promoted Kevin Amado Jr. to community impact and engagement manager. Amado joined the association last... Continue Reading

MARAC Advisory Statement: COVID-19 Vaccines

  • December 15, 2020
  • emma

Download the MARAC Alert | Download Spanish Translation | Download French Translation December 14, 2020 – News is evolving rapidly about... Continue Reading

A Health Note From Dr. Biree Andemariam, SCDAA Chief Medical Officer

  • March 13, 2020
  • kwanh

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus (COVID-19) With COVID-19 on the forefront of nearly everyone’s minds, SCDAA wants to... Continue Reading

Novartis Adakveo approved by FDA for Sickle Cell Disease

  • November 16, 2019
  • Burrell Jacqueline

New Novartis medicine Adakveo® (crizanlizumab-tmca) approved by FDA to reduce frequency of pain crises in individuals living with sickle cell disease Sickle... Continue Reading

New Children’s Book Aims to Inspire Children with SCD

  • September 19, 2019
  • Burrell Jacqueline

Two health educators have written a children’s book about living with sickle cell disease (SCD). I’m No Different Than You tells... Continue Reading

SCDAA President and CEO Receives Award from National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB)

  • September 16, 2019
  • Burrell Jacqueline

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) is proud to announce that SCDAA President and CEO Beverley Francis-Gibson was honored... Continue Reading

Donate Blood to Support Sickle Cell Patients

  • September 10, 2019
  • Burrell Jacqueline

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month; Red Cross blood and platelet donations needed for patients This school year students battling sickle... Continue Reading

GBT and SCDAA to Host 8th Annual Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Therapeutics Conference

  • September 5, 2019
  • Burrell Jacqueline

GlobalBlood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) (NASDAQ: GBT) and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) announced that they will host... Continue Reading

SCDAA Announces New Keynote Speaker for Convention

  • September 3, 2019
  • Burrell Jacqueline

SCDAA is excited to welcome Marie Olivieri Russell, MD as a keynote speaker  at the 47th Annual National Convention this October... Continue Reading

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