Patient Worthy’s One-Year-Checkup on Victoria Gray, the First Sickle Cell Disease Patient to Receive CRISPR in the US
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Patient Worthy’s One-Year-Checkup on Victoria Gray, the First Sickle Cell Disease Patient to Receive CRISPR in the US

   CRISPR is a gene-editing technique that has revolutionized the medical world with its approach to making precise changes in DNA. CRISPR found its match in 35-year-old Victoria Gray of…

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Emmaus Life Sciences Makes Drug For Sickle Cell Disease Free For Those That Can’t Pay
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Emmaus Life Sciences Makes Drug For Sickle Cell Disease Free For Those That Can’t Pay

As reported in PR NewsWire;  in an effort to help the entirety of the sickle cell disease community, Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc has announced a program that will provide their…

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Use of Tissue Type Plasminogen Activator in Sickle Cell Disease Patients Experiencing Stroke
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Use of Tissue Type Plasminogen Activator in Sickle Cell Disease Patients Experiencing Stroke

by Lauren Taylor from In The Cloud Copy Sickle cell disease or SCD is a type of red blood cell disorder in which the normally round red blood cells are…

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Experimental Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease Earns Orphan Drug Designation in the EU
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Experimental Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease Earns Orphan Drug Designation in the EU

According to a story from Street Insider, the biopharmaceutical company Forma Therapeutics Holdings, Inc., recently announced that its investigational therapy candidate FT-4202 has earned Orphan Drug designation from the European…

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CRISPR/Cas9 Looks Promising for Transfusion Dependent Sickle Cell Disease and Beta Thalassemia Patients 
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CRISPR/Cas9 Looks Promising for Transfusion Dependent Sickle Cell Disease and Beta Thalassemia Patients 

   CRISPR/Cas9 technology reached another milestone with encouraging results in two recent trials of CTX001. An article in Pharmaceutical Technology carried an announcement by CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex Pharmaceuticals about…

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An Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Scientist Played a Critical Role in Developing a New Sickle Cell Disease Treatment
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An Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Scientist Played a Critical Role in Developing a New Sickle Cell Disease Treatment

According to a story from The Oklahoman, Dr. Roger McEver, who is a scientist and the Vice President of Research at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF), played a pioneering…

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