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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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Becoming a Hero: Diversifying Blood Donations

Alexis Lott is a creative, sickle cell warrior, and staunch advocate for blood donation. She runs her own business as a marketing consultant and women’s minister. Sick Cells chatted with Alexis to learn more about why she is so passionate about blood donation, especially among people of color, and how she gets the word out about her own sickle cell advocacy.

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Vacunándose Para Proteger a Sus Seres Queridos

Sick Cells se sentó con Adrienne Shapiro, la quinta generación de madres en su familia que ha tenido un niño con la enfermedad de células falciformes (ECF), para discutir la importancia de vacunarse contra el COVID-19.

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