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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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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.

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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.

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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Lessons From the Past: COVID-19 & the 1918 Flu

Science often looks to the future: finding the next cure, creating the next vaccine, and predicting the next outbreak. However, looking back in history can sometimes be just as useful. In this blog, we’ll explore the similarities and differences between the 1918 Flu and COVID-19. 

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It’s Your Health Journey: Self-Advocacy in the ER

Sick Cells spoke with Jemela Williams, a sickle cell warrior, about the importance of self-advocacy and how she helps herself and fellow community members advocate for themselves in tough situations. 

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