In the Media Tag: Sickle Cell Disease

On World Sickle Cell Day, a look at Memphis’ past, present and future research

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On a Monday morning in June, at the start of the week leading up to World Sickle Cell Day, a group of nurses from around the nation gathered in a classroom at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing. They were in town to listen to local patients describe the agonizing physical pain… Read More

Grant Furthers Study of Machine Learning to Predict Kidney Decline

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Scientists Kenneth Ataga, MD, and Santosh Saraf, MD, have received a $3.2 million grant to continue investigating the potential of machine learning as a method to help identify sickle cell disease (SCD) patients at high risk of developing progressive kidney disease. The grant awarded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes… Read More