sickle cells

UF Nursing Researcher Helps Create Global Interventions for Sickle Cell Disease

A new commission report from The Lancet Haematology outlines the global burden caused by sickle cell disease and identifies the need for important governmental commitments and investments. It also offers health care-related and education recommendations experts say would improve outcomes for those living with the blood disorder, which mainly occurs in the Black population.

UF Nursing Researchers Provide Parents CHOICES for Reproductive Health

Two University of Florida College of Nursing researchers earned a four-year $3 million grant to support a large national study to test the effect of a web-based educational tool that aims to help young adults understand sickle cell disease — or even prevent it from being inherited.