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GBT and Advocates Launch Disease Awareness Campaign Focused on Breaking Down Stigmas Associated with Sickle Cell Disease

  • July 11, 2019
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Company Also Launches Disease Awareness Campaign to Raise Awareness Among Physicians About the Silent Damage Caused by Sickle Cell Disease Global... Continue Reading

BLACKDOCTOR.ORG is a New Media Partner of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.

  • June 28, 2019
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New National Media Partnership Will Enhance Awareness Efforts and Increase Awareness about Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Trait  Sickle Cell Disease... Continue Reading

Novartis Unveils “The Untold Stories of Sickle Cell Disease,” a worldwide patient story project.

  • June 21, 2019
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On June 19, 2019, for World Sickle Cell Awareness Day, Novartis unveiled “The Untold Stories of Sickle Cell Disease,” a worldwide... Continue Reading

Shine the Light on Sickle Cell” Campaign Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of World Sickle Cell Awareness Day

  • June 17, 2019
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SiNERGe and Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) are collaborating with sickle cell advocacy groups, community-based organizations, hospitals, governments... Continue Reading

GBT Awards More than $200,000 in Grants to Five Nonprofit Organizations through New ACCEL Program Aimed at Improving Access to Healthcare for People Living with Sickle Cell Disease

  • June 17, 2019
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Innovative Healthcare Programs for Sickle Cell Community On June 10, 2019, Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) (NASDAQ: GBT) announced that five... Continue Reading

Congressional Briefing on Progress in Sickle Cell Disease Treatment & Policy Implications

  • June 12, 2019
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TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019 | 2:30 – 3:30 PM DIRKSEN SENATE OFFICE BUILDING, ROOM G50 RSVP: Betsy Foss-Campbell, Join us... Continue Reading

National Family, Patient, Public Sector, and Multi-employer Groups Join Effort to Protect Health Care Coverage

  • May 23, 2019
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The Alliance to Fight the 40 | Don’t Tax My Health Care, a broad-based coalition committed to repealing the 40 percent... Continue Reading

Texas State Representative Jarvis Johnson Files Four Sickle Cell Disease Related Bills

  • March 7, 2019
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Sickle Cell Association of Houston has been working on new state legislation in Texas, and on March 6, 2019, State Representative... Continue Reading

Jordin Sparks Discusses the Emotional and Social Impact of Sickle Cell Disease

  • February 28, 2019
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Jordin Sparks is a Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum recording artist, but she also wants to spark a conversation about the emotional and social... Continue Reading

Charles F. Whitten: Black History Month SCD Pioneers 2019

  • February 27, 2019
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Dr. Charles F. Whitten: A Physician. Medical pioneer. Founder and President Emeritus of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. Dr. Charles F.... Continue Reading