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Pioneering Medical Researcher Honored
August 31, 2017
Acting on a motion by its chairman, Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board of Supervisors awarded a scroll to pioneering hematologist Dr. Yutaka Niihara, whose research recently led to a breakthrough in the treatment of a painful blood condition that primarily affects African American communities. ... read more »
Pfizer, NNPA Partner to Spread Awareness about Sickle Cell Disease
July 20, 2017
Dr. Kevin Williams talks about Sickle Cell Disease in the Black community ... read more »
Ridley Thomas: New Sickle Cell Drug ‘Represents Hope for Millions’ 
July 13, 2017
“Sickle cell doesn’t really have advocates,” said Dr. Yutaka Niihara, CEOEmmaus Life Sciences and LA Biomed investigator, who has focused on helping to improve the lives of those who suffer from the disease for over twenty years. ... read more »
Ask Dr. Kevin: Understanding Sickle Cell Disease
June 22, 2017
Dr. Kevin answers common questions about sickle cell disease and its impact on the African-American community and provides tips for living with and supporting someone with the disease ... read more »
Pfizer, NNPA Collaborate to Raise Awareness of Sickle Cell Disease and Need for Improved Patient Care
March 29, 2017
Collaboration Aims to Educate on the Importance of Clinical Trials in Developing Potential New Sickle Cell Disease Therapies ... read more »
Learn How to Prevent a Painful Sickle Cell Disease Crisis during the Summer
August 3, 2016
Enjoying a summer day at the pool can end up in the hospital if you’re not aware of the crisis triggers ... read more »
Cooking For A Cause
June 11, 2016
Chef Misty Williams Marshall is dedicated to fighting sickle cell disease. ... read more »
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