Search Results for: sickle cell anemia

Causes of Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is a disorder affecting red blood cells, the cells that carry oxygen from the lungs to tissues throughout the body. Normally, red blood cells are flexible ... Read more

What is Sickle Cell Anemia?

Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease that affects red blood cells with an abnormal version of hemoglobin, the protein that carries oxygen throughout the body. The altered hemoglobin is known as ... Read more

GBT440 for Sickle Cell Anemia

GBT440 is an oral investigational therapy for the treatment of sickle cell anemia (SCA) being developed by Global Blood Therapeutics. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted GBT440 ... Read more