Danielle Jamison lived her entire life with the crippling of sickle cell disease, until a groundbreaking drug born at OMRF brought her relief.
FDA approves new sickle cell drug with Oklahoma roots
Adakveo significantly reduces pain crises in sickle cell patients.
New hope in the fight against sickle cell disease
For Mary Long, the answer to her pain may, literally, be right around the corner.
Mina Acquaye – OMRF Donor
“I was excited to learn that OMRF is doing sickle cell research. I’d really like to see a massive effort put toward research for it all over the globe. Speed and magnitude are what’s lacking. Who’s going to solve problems like sickle cell? We are.” Acquaye, a registered nurse, lost a sister and a […]
Hope in the Fight Against Sickle Cell
For Mary Long, the answer to her pain may, literally, be right around the CORNER. Her grandmother would hum as she rubbed Mary Long’s limbs with liniment. “You’re just a puny child,” she would say, shaking her head. The rubdowns soothed the youngster, but they didn’t erase the aches that seemed ever present in her […]