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Research Feature
Longest running study of HIV survivors is marking its 40th anniversary this year. In the 1980s, infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, was often viewed as a death sentence. With no treatments available and little understanding of the virus or the disease, hundreds of thousands of people in the United States ultimately lost their lives and...
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Research Feature
Imagine being a paramedic treating a trauma patient who’s bleeding severely. You know your patient’s life is in danger, but there’s not much you can do because the patient needs an infusion of blood containing platelets. Platelets encourage clotting, help stop bleeding, and are critical in emergencies like this. Yet, on board your ambulance, none...
Upcoming Events
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of Health (NIH), is hosting the Annual NHLBI Sickle Cell Disease Research Meeting from August 12-14, 2024. This three-day hybrid meeting aims to facilitate discussions around ongoing research and new developments in sickle cell disease, while also offering a platform for participants to network with fellow investigators and NHLBI program staff.
August 12 - 14 , 2024
William H. Natcher Conference Center, building #45
45 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892
August 12, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
August 13, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
August 14, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Featured Past Events
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Join the Learn More Breathe Better® program and special guest presenters as we discuss how different environments impact asthma and its management. We will also highlight resources available to use during National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month in May and beyond.
1:00 p.m. ET