Sickle Cell Disease

for Health Professionals
Clinical Practice Guidelines

The IOM (2011) defined clinical practice guidelines as "statements that include recommendations intended to optimize patient care that are informed by a systematic review of evidence and an assessment of the benefits and harms of alternative care options."

Dr. Oyebola in the lab.
Research Feature
A conversation with Dr. Kolapo Oyebola It is not lost on Kolapo Oyebola, Ph.D., that half the sickle cell disease cases worldwide can be found in his native Nigeria. This tragic fact, said the National Institutes of Health (NIH) postdoctoral fellow, has long been top of mind—and he is bent on doing something about it. Something big. He wants to help “bring sickle cell disease research back to Africa.” Oyebola is one of ten African scientists in the inaugural class of the new African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI), a fellowship program designed to build research capacity in African...
Sickle Cell In Focus Conference 2018 Logo
October 22 - 23, 2018
Natcher Conference Center, Ruth L. Kirschstein Auditorium
45 Center Dr., NIH, Bethesda, MD 20894

After an exciting event in Kingston, Jamaica in October 2017, we are thrilled to announce that the 12th annual Sick...