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2021

9 nonprofits working in SCD care awarded GBT ACCEL grants (Sickle Cell Disease News - June 29, 2021)

GBT awards $450,000 in ACCEL grants to improve access to care in sickle cell disease (Globe Newswire - June 15, 2021)

Sickle cell disease advocates in Texas push for better data tracking (KXAN Austin - May 4, 2021)

2020

Multitalented hematologists spit bars for the love of blood (ASH Daily News - December 4, 2020)

2019

Clinicians with sickle cell disease use experience to better connect with patients (Texas Children's Hospital - September 26, 2019)

We Didn't Know This Could Happen (AAP Voices - August 29, 2019)

Trial underway in US uses CRISPR gene-editing in people with severe sickle cell disease (CNN Health - July 30, 2019)

New genetic weapons challenge sickle cell disease (ScienceDaily - June 3, 2019)

How to become a pediatric hematologist (MedChatMonday - May 7, 2019)

How this disease changes the shape of your cells - Amber M. Yates (TEDEd - May 6, 2019)

Jordin Sparks on Her Personal Connection to Sickle Cell Disease (WFSB 3 - February 26, 2019)

2018

Texas Children’s hematologists contribute to leading textbook in field (Texas Children's Hospital - October 8, 2018)

2017

In sickle cell project, Baylor scientist discovers link to fetal hemoglobin production (Qiagen - September 27, 2018)

Texas Children’s hematologist develops Sickle Cell Disease treatment (Texas Children's Hospital - September 26, 2018)

Melinda Rushing named first fellow for Sharma family endowed scholarship (University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston - September 18, 2018)

New medicine offers hope to those with sickle cell (ABC 13 KTRK - June 30, 2017)

Sickle Cell Perspectives (Novartis, Facebook Live - June 28, 2018)

Bone marrow transplant patient hosts art show of original work (Texas Children's Hospital - June 12, 2018)

Healthy Habits: Dr. Jenny Despotovic combines exercise, family time and fun  (Baylor College of Medicine - May 22, 2017)

Scientists near sickle cell cure (The Guardian - February 20, 2018)

My Reason2Race (Rattler Rattles - January 2018)

Bernhardt appointed to oncology pharmacy group (Baylor College of Medicine)

Nurse Practitioner advocates STAR ACT during Alliance for Childhood Cancer Action Days (Texas Children's Hospital)

2014

Bertuch, Metelitsa elected to ASCI for outstanding scholarly achievements in biomedical research (Texas Children's Hospital - April 4, 2014)

New directions in Bone Marrow Failure Symposium (Texas Children's Hospital)