Author Archives: Mary Chapman

Emmaus-sponsored ASCAT Conference Outlines Latest Sickle Cell Advances

Healthcare professionals, scientists and field experts learned about the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of sickle cell and related disorders at the 12th Annual Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassaemia (ASCAT) conference.  Biopharmaceutical company Emmaus Life Sciences sponsored the Oct. 22-24 conference in London. Its theme was “Sickle…

Activities Underway in US for Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

The month of September is filled with activities recognizing National Sickle Cell Awareness Month in the United States, all aimed at an ultimate cure for sickle cell disease (SCD). Clinical trials to accelerate development of new gene and cell-based therapies within the next decade have already begun as part of…