NIH/Gates Foundation Collaboration to Develop Accessible, Gene-Based Cures for Sickle Cell Disease and HIV

Initial investment aims to advance accessible and scalable candidate interventions into clinical trials within 10 years.

The collaboration will align aggressive, high-reward research efforts to accelerate progress on shared gene-based strategies (depicted in green) to cure sickle cell disease and HIV that are available globally including in low-resource settings, while continuing to invest in other parallel research efforts on cures for these two diseases outside of the collaboration. NIH

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New SCD Resource

Prince George's County

If you have sickle cell disease (SCD) and you live in Prince George's County (PGC), or if you know someone with SCD living in PGC, we have a SCD program specifically for PGC residents!