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We strive to bring you News You Can Use — all year long.
Here you’ll find our monthly newsletter, blog, and events calendar. You can also keep
up with Sick Cells in the media.

Latest Media Mentions

View some of our most recent media mentions. We’re proud to be featured on local
and national levels, speaking about sickle cell disease.

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PhRMA Foundation Announces Fall Webinar and Workshop Series

Sick Cells Co-founder and President is included in PhRMA’s announcement as a speaker for their Fall webinar and workshop series.

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Sickle Cell Disease Getting the Support it Needs

The Chicago Defender published an article discussing how Sick Cells is an awardee of the GBT ACCEL Grant this year

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Science Might Finally Have a Fix For This Rare Blood Disorder

Ashley Valentine of Sick Cells spoke with OZY Media about sickle cell disease treatments and her hopes for the future of people living with sickle cell.

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Readout from The First Lady’s Roundtable on Improving the Lives of Americans Living with Sickle Cell Disease

First Lady Melania Trump and the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) hosted a roundtable titled “Improving the Lives of Americans Living with Sickle Cell Disease” on Monday September 14, 2020. The participants included U.S. Public Health Service officials, sickle cell patients, and sickle cell advocates including our own Sick Cells’ President and CEO, Ashley Valentine.

Latest Blogs

Our community has a lot to say. Read up on some personal views and perspective
from Sick Cells’ members and the SCD community.

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4 Things To Know About The Delta Variant

The news has been talking a lot about the Delta Variant of COVID-19, but what is it exactly? There’s a lot of information out there about the Delta variant, but here are some fast facts to know.

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Un Cuento de Dos Luchadores: La Anemia Falciforme y las Vacunas de COVID-19

Desde que la vacuna de COVID-19 fue aprobada para los luchadores de anemia falciforme, han habido muchas preguntas sobre la vacuna. Sick Cells se sentó virtualmente con dos luchadores, quienes recibieron ambas dosis de la vacuna, para hablar sobre su experiencia.

Sickle Cell News

Stay informed. Whether it be news on treatments, laws or activism, sickle cell
information is always churning.

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Proclamation on National Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month, 2020

The White House released a proclamation recognizing September as National Sickle Cell Awareness Month.

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The First Lady’s Improving the Lives of Americans Living with Sickle Cell Disease Roundtable

First Lady Melania Trump and the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) hosted a roundtable titled “Improving the Lives of Americans Living with Sickle Cell Disease” on Monday September 14, 2020. The participants included U.S. Public Health Service officials, sickle cell patients, and sickle cell advocates including our own Sick Cells’ President and CEO, Ashley Valentine.

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The 4th Black Health Matters Summit: Proactive Black Health in the Age of COVID-19

Black Health Matters to collaborate with When We All Vote (co-launched by Michelle Obama) to address sickle cell, among other disease, through virtual fundraiser.

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