Sickle Cell Disease Videos

These videos feature patients talking about living with sickle cell disease and NHLBI researchers discussing their work to advance research and improve patients’ lives.

Sickle Cell Research Directions: Advancing Toward a Widely Available Cure

NHLBI researchers and staff discuss sickle cell disease advances and how they are paving the way for successful treatments, and eventually a cure. (Published in 2017)

Investing in a Cure for Sickle Cell Disease

Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, M.D., discusses how the NHLBI’s focus on and investment in sickle cell disease research brings researchers together to make a difference. (Published in 2016)

 

Improving Quality of Life Through Sickle Cell Research

Marsha J. Treadwell, Ph.D., discusses how pain management research funded by the NHLBI helps improve the quality of life for patients who have sickle cell disease. (Published in 2016)

 

Making a Difference Around the World Through Sickle Cell Research

Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., discusses how research funded by the NHLBI and the National Institutes of Health aims to help children with sickle cell disease live stroke free by 2025. (Published in 2016)

Making a Difference Around the World Through Sickle Cell Research

Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., discusses how research funded by the NHLBI and the National Institutes of Health aims to help children with sickle cell disease live stroke free by 2025. (Published in 2016)

Changing Patient Expectations Through Sickle Cell Research

Shalini Shenoy, M.D., discusses how research funded by the NHLBI helps patients who have sickle cell disease lead longer, more gratifying lives. (Published in 2016)