Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) is the leader in promoting and advancing initiatives focused on people affected by sickle cell conditions worldwide. For 50 years, SCDAA and its 50-plus member organizations have demonstrated how community-based organizations can work as partners with medical facilities and local and state government agencies to pursue national health care objectives. To be added to SCDAA’s press release distribution list, contact Emma Day at

Researchers are trialing lab-grown blood transfusions: What to know

– Medical News Today (November 11, 2022)

Prioritizing Sickle Cell Disease

– American Academy of Pediatrics (September 20, 2022)

Preventing sickle cell anemia complications in children

– Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vital Signs (September 20, 2022)

Sickle Cell Disease and Social Security

– Social Security Matters (September 15, 2022)

How do you find a clinical trial? 

– CSL Behring (January 25, 2022)

Regina Hartfield is now the president of SCDAA

– HCP Live (January 14, 2022)

Q&A with new CEO of the SCDAA, Regina Hartfield

– Sickle Cell Disease News (December 28, 2021)

Gene therapy may help cure sickle cell disease, study says 

– HealthDay News (December 14, 2021)

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Launches User-Friendly Clinical Trial Finder

– Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (October 15, 2021)

What is Sickle Cell Disease?

– U.S. News & World Report (September 20, 2021)

Lives with Sickle Cell Disease Matter

– National Black Nurses Association Summer 2020 Newsletter

US approves new drug to manage sickle cell disease

– (November 15, 2019)

Madison w/ Beverly Francis-Gibson 

– Joe Madison the Black Eagle (November 21, 2018)

Sickle Cell Draws Multiple Challenges to the Surface

– American Association of Medical Assistants (May/June 2018)

New Poll Highlights Ignorance About Sickle Cell Disease

– Baltimore Afro Newspaper (October 5, 2017)