Sickle Cell Program


October 27, 2017

Symposium Focuses on Bone Marrow Transplants for Sickle Cell

Ben Boulden

Oct. 27, 2017 | At the end of the Sickle Cell Symposium on Oct. 19 at UAMS, a young woman at a microphone during a question-and-answer session boiled the evening’s presentations down to one question: “I haven’t heard the word ‘cure’ used much tonight. Can you call this a cure?” Pooja Motwani, M.D., said, “Yes,…


September 21, 2017

Sickle Cell Disease

Tim Taylor

These programs were first broadcast the week of September 25, 2017.


September 15, 2017

Sickle Cell Symposium Oct. 19 to Focus on Stem Cell Transplants for Sickle Cell Disease

Ben Boulden

Sept. 15, 2017 | People with sickle cell disease, their families, health care professionals and the public are invited to the 2017 annual Sickle Cell Symposium at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The symposium is free for the general public, and $20 for health care providers who…


October 12, 2016

Advocacy, Expertise on Display at UAMS’ Sickle Cell Symposium

Ben Boulden

Oct. 12, 2016 | After attending the Sickle Cell Symposium at UAMS, Dalissa Robinson didn’t feel as alone in coping with her sickle cell disease as she sometimes does. “I was impressed by what strong advocates the symposium speakers are,” Robinson said. “We don’t have enough advocates for sickle cell disease. I like how they…


September 15, 2016

Sickle Cell Symposium Oct. 6-7 to Focus on Patient Care, Managing a Pain Crisis

Ben Boulden

Sept. 15, 2016 | People with sickle cell disease, their families, health care professionals and the public are invited to the free, fifth annual Sickle Cell Symposium on Oct. 6-7 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. The Sickle Cell Symposium is presented by Future Builders Inc. in collaboration…



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