The company's research on sickle cell disease
was initiated by Yutaka Niihara, MD, MPH, chairman and CEO of Emmaus, at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
CReM researchers investigate diseases that are more prevalent in BMC patients, including sickle cell disease
, to make strides in treating diseases that disproportionally affect vulnerable populations.
To address the difficulties of sickle cell disease
now and in the future, the society and its partners are calling for a variety of measures, including developing evidence-based guidelines and coordinated health care delivery models, increasing the number of providers who can care for sickle cell patients, investing in strategies to expand treatment access and expanding newborn screening and early intervention programs in developing regions.
The report assesses Sickle Cell Disease
therapeutics based on drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type
In yet another retrospective study of 2,194 children and adolescents with sickle cell disease
, 46% were diagnosed with a depressive disorder (Jerrell, Tripathi, & McIntyre, 2011).
Various surgical presentations of patient with sickle cell disease
is shown in Table-3.
45) sickle cell disease
patients in comparison to control group.
The records of women having sickle cell disease
and trait were reviewed for antenatal and postnatal complications.
The patient is a 56-year-old African-American male with homozygous sickle cell disease
with chronic leg ulcers for more than 10 years.
Sickle cell disease
is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder of the, 8-globin gene caused by mutation in position 6 with replacement of glutamate by valine .
In a preliminary clinical trial, investigators at Johns Hopkins have shown that even partially-matched bone marrow transplants can eliminate sickle cell disease
in some patients, ridding them of painful and debilitating symptoms, and the need for a lifetime of pain medications and blood and transfusions.
Muhanna Al Shaiji, chief prosecutor, said that the Public Prosecution had been informed about the death of a patient who was being treated for sickle cell disease
at the SMC.