Nicholas' Story (Student View)

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Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Resources to learn more

 

Section I: Nicholas' Pain Crises
Chemistry 2. Getting to Structure: Understanding Sickle Cell Disease (SCD): A Classroom scene
3. Molecular Exploration: The Sickle Cell Mutant; Nicholas’ Pain Crises
4. Assessment: What if there was an additional mutation?
Biology 2. Getting to Structure: Understanding Sickle Cell Disease (SCD): Read and Learn
3. Molecular Exploration: The Sickle Cell Mutant; Nicholas’ Pain Crises
4. Assessment: What if there was an additional mutation?
Section II: Hydroxyurea to the Rescue
Biology 2. Getting to Structure: What does Hydroxyurea do?
  3. Molecular Exploration: Fetal and Adult Hemoglobin; Changing Nicholas’ life
  4. Assessment: Gene Therapy for SCD
Section III: Bridgette's wish
Biology 2. Getting to Structure: Approaches to manage SCD
  3. Molecular Exploration: Oxy vs Deoxy hemoglobin S; FDA Approves Voxelotor
  4. Assessment: Gene Therapy for SCD