Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) held its 49th Annual National Convention virtually on October 12-16, 2021. This year’s theme was: Unstoppable: Working Together for Sickle Cell. View our Program Book. 

SCDAA’s Annual National Convention is a five-day conference designed to address the multifactorial aspects of sickle cell disease (SCD) and sickle cell trait (SCT). The conference fosters the exchange of the latest scientific and clinical information related to the disease through the offering of innovative symposia, training seminars, interactive panel discussions and special events.

Conference attendees will be able to connect and interact with healthcare leaders and professionals, and leave with new relationships, knowledge, inspiration, and resources.

Help us provide convention scholarships: Donate to the Convention Scholarship Fund

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor
Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT)

Platinum Sponsors
bluebird bio
Crispr Vertex

Gold Sponsors
Agios Pharmaceuticals
Beam Therapeutics
CVS Health/Specialty
Editas Medicine
Forma Therapeutics

Silver Sponsors
Sanofi Genzyme

Bronze Sponsors
Chiesi Global Rare Diseases
Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies

Supporter Plus

Emmaus Life Sciences
Supported by a grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group