sickle cell disease

How do pain crises affect quality of life and productivity among patients with sickle cell disease?

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I provide the answer to this question in a recent paper in Current Medical Research & Opinion with co-authors Howard Thom, Edna Keeney, Daisy Gaunt, Lauren Zhao, Menaka Bhor, Avery Rizio, Lanetta Bronté-Hall and Nirmish Shah. The abstract is below. AimSickle cell disease (SCD) is… Read More »How do pain crises affect quality of life and productivity among patients with sickle cell disease?

Novartis Collaborates with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Discover and Develop Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease

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Shots: The Gates Foundation will provide funding support to discover and develop in vivo gene therapy for SCD. The alliance brings together Novartis drug discovery and gene therapy expertise with Gates’ funding’s The focus of the agreement to address the disparity in access to treatments… Read More »Novartis Collaborates with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Discover and Develop Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease