Sickle Cell Disease Association
of Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties



"Stamping Out the Sickle and Rounding Out the Cell"
Resources
More Information about Sickle Cell Disease and Trait

Sickle Cell Disease Association of Florida- www.scdaflorida.com
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America- www.sicklecelldisease.org
National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute- www.nhlbi.nih.gov
Sickle Cell Information Center- www.SCInfo.org
St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital- www.st.jude.org
University of South Alabama Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center- www.southalabama.
edu/usahealthsystem/
Duke University Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center- www.sicklecell.mc.duke.edu/
Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease- www.sicklecell.howard.edu/
Bone Marrow Donation - National Marrow Donor Program: www.BeTheMatch.org
                                        Driving for Donors: drivingfordonors.com/
Blood Donation - Northwest Florida Blood Services: www.nfbcblood.org/
Cord Blood Banks: Cord Blood Registry - www.cordblood.com
                               Viacord -  www.viacord.com
Newborn Screening Program - National Coordinating and Evaluation Center: www.
sicklecelldisease.net
Gamida Cell-Stem Cell Therapy - www.gamida-cell.com/
AesRx, NIH start sickle cell trial,  May 2012-Article
"Living With Sickle Cell Disease: The Struggle to Survive" A Memoir by Author Judy Gray
Johnson
Recent Articles about Sickle Cell
     -Depression medicine: Breakthrough for sickle cell disease?
       http://thegrio.com/2013/03/14/depression-medicine-breakthrough-for-sickle-cell-disease/

     - New Treatment for Sickle Cell Brings Hope and a Cure to Chicago Area Patients
        http://www.newswise.com/articles/new-treatment-for-sickle-cell-brings-hope-and-a-cure-to-chicago-area-patients  
    
    
 - Ryan Clark sidelined by sickle cell trait Steelers' safety becomes face of illness
        http://thegrio.com/2012/01/04/ryan-clark-sidelined-by-sickle-cell-trait-steelers-safety-becomes-face-of-illness/

     
- Baby brother's umbilical cord cures sister of sickle cell anemia
        http://thegrio.com/2012/02/16/baby-brothers-umblical-cord-cures-sister-of-sickle-cell-anemia/#46412519

     
- iPad used for 11-year-old's sickle cell treatment
      
  http://thegrio.com/2010/06/17/apples-ipad-used-for-11-year-olds-sickle-cell-treatment/