January 2018

In 2014, Marqus sat on an FDA panel to discuss sickle cell, its complications, and the need for available therapies to treat the disease. Four years later and Marqus is excited to fill his very first prescription of Endari

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November 2017

November always puts gratitude in our hearts. While we're grateful for our supporters year round, we extend a special thank you to those who have supported Sick Cells in 2017 and this Giving Tuesday.

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October 2017

This summer, Sick Cells traveled the Midwest to elevate the voices of those living with and impacted by sickle cell. We asked them about hope.

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September 2017

This summer, Sick Cells traveled the Midwest to elevate the voices of those living with and impacted by sickle cell. We asked them about hope.

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August 2017

"What gives you hope?" A question we ask every person we interview. In September, we will be sharing 10 stories from 8 individuals.

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July 2017

Check out highlights from the Chicago 43rd Annual sickle cell walk and Sick Cells' Wiggin Out event in DC.  We'll have some News You Can Use, but first...

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June 2017

On June 20th, Prodigy Mobb Deep passed away from complications of SCD.  As an advocate for SCD, his career, Marqus wanted to dedicate this newsletter to him.

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May 2017

The future of healthcare is alarming for many people with chronic illnesses, especially those with rare and minority diseases. Let's work together to help.

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March 2017

This summer, Sick Cells traveled the Midwest to elevate the voices of those living with and impacted by sickle cell. We asked them about hope.

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December 2016

Our team spent 2016 attending conferences, organizing events, interviewing those living with and impacted by sickle cell, and sharing their stories.

 

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November 2016

Many people use November to reflect on what they're thankful for.  Here at Sick Cells, we did the same while piling turkey and stuffing into our mouths.  

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October 2016

The weather has finally cooled off, but only after multiple days of hot and cold. Between switching out sweaters and shorts, the Sick Cells team sat down with Bonnye Johnson, the Community Education and Outreach Coordinator for the UIC sickle cell department.

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September 2016

September has been an adventure for the Sick Cells team! The team spent this year’s Sickle Cell Awareness Month sharing stories and spreading awareness during their Washington, D.C. debut. 

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