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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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Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Ashley Valentine of Sick Cells Is Helping To Change Our World

Authority Magazine, a Medium publication, spoke with Ashley Valentine about her life and work in the sickle cell community.

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Sickle Cell Cure Brings Mix of Anxiety and Hope

The New York Times talks to the sickle cell community about upcoming gene therapies.

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Press Release: IVI and Sick Cells Release the Finding Equity in Value Whitepaper

Press Release regarding Sick Cells and Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI)’s joint white paper published October 20, 2022

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Are We About to Cure Sickle-Cell Disease?

Sick Cells President and Co-Founder, Ashley Valentine, spoke with The New Yorker.

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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Mental Health is Wealth

Mental Health impacts almost every aspect of our lives, as it influences how we think and act. It also affects decision-making processes, how we address stressful situations and how we relate to others. This blog will share stories of warriors and their experience dealing with mental health challenges. 

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Sharing Your Story on the Hill

Storytelling is a powerful advocacy tool that provides a platform for the SCD community to express concern over health challenges. This blog shares experiences of sickle cell disease advocates who have previously participated in Hill events, and highlights the immense value of advocacy through storytelling.

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