Friday, March 6, 2020

Register Now: 18th Annual Regional Sickle Cell Conference

The USA Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center will host its 18th Annual Regional Sickle Cell Conference on Saturday, May 30. The event, "What's In Your Genes? The Promise of a Cure," is scheduled for 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Student Center Ballroom on the main campus of the University of South Alabama.

The one-day conference will feature national, regional and local experts addressing the recent FDA approval of Adakveo and Oxbryta in the treatment of sickle disease and advances in gene therapy. A highlight of the conference will be to engage a sickle cell patient who has undergone gene therapy.

To register for the conference, visit cmetracker.net. For more information, email vgardner@health.southalabama.edu or call (251) 470-5893.

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