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Sickle cell anemia


Other Names for this Disease
  • HbS disease
  • Hemoglobin S Disease
  • Sickling disorder due to hemoglobin S
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NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • Newborn Screening in the Genomic Era: Setting a Research Agenda, Monday, December 13, 2010 - Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Location: Rockville, MD
    Description: This meeting allowed leaders in the fields of genomics and newborn screening to learn from each other and together explore new ways to advance research on new genomic technologies, potential health applications for newborn screening and beyond, and related ELSI issues.

  • Working Group on Sickle Cell Disease: Inflammation, Thrombrosis and Vascular Injury, Wednesday, October 28, 2009
    Location: Bethesda, MD
    Description: The goals of the working group were to identify research priorities for translational II research in sickle cell disease. The working group was designed to foster cross-disciplinary communication and to ensure that other disciplines and skill sets are included in sickle cell research. These priorities—the study designs, methods, disciplines, and skill sets—will be included in an RFA on this topic.

Other Conferences

  • NIH Consensus Development Conference
    Hydroxyurea Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease
    February 25, 2008 – February 27, 2008
    Click here to learn more about this conference.
Other Names for this Disease
  • HbS disease
  • Hemoglobin S Disease
  • Sickling disorder due to hemoglobin S
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.