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UCLA researcher receives NIH grant to develop a more affordable gene therapy for sickle cell disease
December 16, 2020
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CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex Present New Data for Investigational CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Editing Therapy, CTX001™ at ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition, Together With Publication in the NEJM
December 5, 2020
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Column: For a man long afflicted with an illness made riskier by COVID-19, hope for the holidays
November 29, 2020
Los Angeles Times
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CIRM-Funded Clinical Trial for Sickle Cell Gives Hope to People Battling the Disease
November 18, 2020
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60 Minutes featured update on NIH Sickle Cell Study
July 26, 2020
CBS News
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Gene therapy trial featured in PBS documentary
April 14, 2020
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Additional COVID-19 information for the SCD community, clinicians, and researchers
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FDA Announces Release of Guidances in Support of Gene Therapy
January 28, 2020
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At 16, She’s a Pioneer in the Fight to Cure Sickle Cell Disease
January 11, 2020
New York Times
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ASH Interviews Dr. Edward Benz on the Cure Sickle Cell Initiative
December 2019
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Summary of the 2019 CureSCi Annual Forum
November 21, 2019
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Second Congressional Briefing Held on Sickle Cell Disease
November 19, 2019