As the fourth generation of mothers to have children born with sickle cell disease, Adrienne is a tireless advocate for stem cell research. Watch her accept speech the 2018 World Stem Cell Summit in Miami, Florida.
Benefit # 38 (of 71) of the California Stem Cell Program: FIGHTING SICKLE CELL DISEASE — AND INSULTS?
Imagine pain, excruciating pain, like broken glass in your veins. Now imagine, on top of that, being insulted — at the hospital? Hold that thought. First, the enemy: sickle cell disease (SCD) which means a change in the shape of your blood cells. Instead of being round and soft, the cells become hard and c-shaped, like a