Sickle cell anemia
- HbS disease
- Hemoglobin S Disease
- Sickling disorder due to hemoglobin S
News & Events
NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences
American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 19th Annual Meeting, Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - Saturday, May 07, 2016
Location: Washington, DC
Description: Save the date and plan to head to Washington, DC on May 4-7, 2016, for the premiere gene and cell therapy conference in the world. Taking place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, the ASGCT 19th Annual Meeting will feature ground breaking clinical trial results, cutting edge technology advancements, social networking events, and much more. Join over 1,900 of the worlds top gene and cell therapy professionals for four full days of educational offerings including plenary lectures given by Dr. David R. Liu and 2015 Japan Prize recipients, Dr. Alain Fischer, and Dr. Theodore Friedmann.
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.
- NIH Consensus Development Conference
Hydroxyurea Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease
February 25, 2008 – February 27, 2008
Click here to learn more about this conference.