Sickle Cell Disease

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John Tisdale, M.D., helps lead NIH's Clinical Center sickle cell disease research.
January 25, 2018

From bench to bedside: Researchers of NIH’s Clinical Center

NIH's Clinical Center is divided into two parts. One side is a hospital for patients. The other side includes...

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Deidra Flowers-Williams
January 25, 2018

A path to hope for sickle cell disease

Deidra Flowers-Williams realized in elementary school that she couldn't do the same things as other kids her age. She...

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Sickle-shaped cells are not flexible and can stick to vessel walls, causing a blockage.
January 25, 2018

Sickle cell disease: What you should know

What is it? Sickle cell disease is a group of red blood cell disorders passed by genes from parents to...

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W. Keith Hoots, M.D.
January 25, 2018

Step inside NIH’s sickle cell branch

W. Keith Hoots, M.D., is the director of the Division of Blood Diseases and Resources at NIH's National...

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Kirti Dasu underwent gene therapy at NIH.
January 24, 2018

Is a widely available cure for sickle cell disease on the horizon?

When the pain from sickle cell disease became too much, Kirti Dasu often went to the nearest hospital emergency room....

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