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A Teenager’s Breakthrough Gene Therapy For Sickle Cell Disease

Meet Helen Obando, a shy 16-year-old who likes to dance when her body isn’t ravaged by the debilitating symptoms of sickle cell disease. The genetic blood disorder can cause strokes, organ damage and intense pain that can feel like glass running through her veins. After a lifetime of pain and potential permanent damage to her … Continue reading

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