Children with sickle cell trait must take extra precautions to keep themselves healthy. Dr. Allison King explains the importance of staying hydrated and not pushing to the point of exhausting in the St. Louis American.
The St. Louis American follows up with a teenager one year after she received a bone marrow transplant to cure her of sickle cell disease.
Washington University Outlook Magazine highlights Dr. Shalini Shenoy and sickle cell solutions that promise a better fix for sickle cell disease.
Dr. Shalini Shenoy talks about the successful cure of a young girl with sickle cell disease, using a stem cell transplant.
Dr. Monica Hulbert, director of the sickle cell program, discusses sickle cell disease, and the potential for a cure that bone marrow transplantation offers.
Dr. Shalini Shenoy discusses encouraging research using stem cell transplants to cure sickle cell disease.
The St. Louis American highlights the need for bone marrow donors by following the story of little Gabby's transplant.
Thanks to KTVI for sharing Gabby's story and reinforcing the importance of a diverse bone marrow donor population.