More than 1 in 3 children and adolescents with sickle cell disease (SCD) develop retinopathy, or damage to the blood vessels in the retina, the light-sensitive layer of tissue at the back of the eye, according to a new U.S. study. “Our data underscores the need for patients — including pediatric patients — with sickle cell… Read More
Publisher: Sickle Cell Disease News
Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to support a specialized education program for improving the care of people with sickle cell disease (SCD) in medically underserved areas of the U.S.
A $100,000 grant from Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) will help expand a novel nurse training program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) that aims to improve care for sickle cell disease (SCD) patients.