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New Studies Provide Important New Clues For Treating Red Blood Cell Disorders

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Stefano Rivella, PhD, an expert in creating the next-generation lentiviral vectors for the cure of hemoglobinopathies including sickle cell disease (SCD), as well as a leader in the discovery of erythroid and iron disorders including beta-thalassemia, has led three new published studies that make significant contributions to the scientific body of literature regarding red blood cells, and how manipulating the production of red cells can lead to the development of new disease-modifying therapies.

Blue Tag Gala Raises More Than $150,000

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Blue Tag Gala 2015

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s 15th annual Blue Tag Gala raised more than $150,000 to support patient care and cutting-edge research at the hospital’s Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center


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