Enfermedad de células falciformes: niña hispana nació con este trastorno y así lucha por llevar una vida normal (Univision - September 18, 2023)

The Texas Sickle Cell State Action Plan Initiative (September 15, 2023)

Sickle Cell Education and Research Day (September 16, 2023)


Dr. Susan Blaney talks about Judge Yates’s plaque dedication for sickle cell disease advocacy (Swoon Memorial - December 16, 2022)

America’s children are in pain, too. But they shouldn’t be treated as little adults. (USA Today - December 11, 2022)

Dominican doctor wins academic scholarship of 100 thousand dollars (Diario Libre - June 23, 2022)

Black teen with sickle cell disease first gene therapy patient at Texas Medical Center (The Grio - March 17, 2022)

Katy teen is the first Texas Medical Center patient to receive gene therapy for sickle cell disease (Houston Chronicle - March 15, 2022)

Once ashamed of her diagnosis, doctor is now changing the narrative around sickle cell disease (Today.com - February 22, 2022)

Teen with sickle cell disease becomes first Texas Medical Center patient cured using her own donor cells (Black News Channel - February 15, 2022)

Katy teen becomes first sickle cell disease patient in Texas Medical Center to become her own donor (KPRC 2 - February 9, 2022)


JML Fellowship Honors the Future of Hematology (National Hemophilia Foundation - December 21, 2021)

September marks Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month in Texas (Texas Health and Human Services - September 9, 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)


Gene editing shows promise in sickle-cell disease (The Wall Street Journal - December 5, 2020)

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

Approximately 40 percent of babies born with sickle cell disease in Texas are in Houston (Houston Chronicle - October 1, 2020)

More Houston babies born with sickle cell than anywhere else in Texas, according to health officials (KPRC 2 - September 29, 2020)

Texas Children’s Hematology Center raises awareness for sickle cell disease and ITP (Texas Children's Hospital - September 8, 2020)


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 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)


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)

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

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

My Reason2Race (Rattler Rattles - January 2018)


New medicine offers hope to those with sickle cell (ABC13 - June 30, 2017)