sickle cell disease related articles

Virginia Commonwealth University Research Finds New Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease

Virginia Commonwealth University Research Finds New Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease

The new treatment, now scheduled for clinical trials, was developed by scientists at the Institute for Structural Biology and Drug Discovery, a joint effort of the School of Medicine and the School of Pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University.

UCLA Scientists Develop Promising New Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease

UCLA Scientists Develop Promising New Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease

This potential treatment for sickle-cell disease is of particular interest to the African American community. While people of any race can have the sickle-cell trait, the disease is far more common among African Americans than it is among Whites.