Meet Our Patients
Gabby Carter, 7, underwent a cord blood transplant at St. Louis Children's Hospital in 2012. One year later, she shows no signs of sickle cell disease.
No matter how old you are, it is difficult to live with a chronic illness—especially one as unpredictable as sickle cell disease. Thirteen-year-old Alexis Gordon understands—she was diagnosed with Sickle Beta Thalassemia when she was two months old.