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Dr. John Tisdale Researches Lifesaving Cures for Sickle Cell Disease

“Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) causes immense suffering in patients.  When you see a patient in (sickle cell) crisis, you just want to do something.” John Tisdale, M.D. is a physician scientist who has spent his career working with Sickle Cell Disease. Rather than simply focus on seeing patients, Dr. Tisdale splits his time between the lab and seeing patients. […]

My NIH Visits as a Kid

I was a patient at the National Institutes of Health when I was six, but it still affects my life as a young adult. It all started innocently one day at a pharmacy when I was playing and I decided to stick my arm in one of the blood pressure machines while my mom was […]

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