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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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Are We About to Cure Sickle-Cell Disease?

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

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ISPOR Value and Outcomes Spotlight: Moving the Needle on Health Policy

ISPOR’s Value and Outcomes Spotlight Magazine featured Sick Cells’ President and Co-founder, Ashley Valentine. See the article on page 29.

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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

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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Centering the Patient Voice: A New Type of Advocacy for SCD

Sick Cells caught up in the new year with two Sick Cells Ambassadors to reflect on their experience giving public comments at a 2021 Wisconsin Drug Utilization Review board meeting.

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A Warrior Through and Through: Life During a Pandemic

Sick Cells spoke with Whitney Carter, a SCD Warrior, about her mental health journey over the course of the pandemic. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt everywhere. It has changed the way sickle cell disease Warriors are able to get care in the clinical setting, but it has also brought opportunities to the SCD community.

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