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Genetics Journal Club: 2020-21

A journal club for GWUMC faculty, fellows, residents and students interested in genetics.

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Hydroxyurea Dose Escalation for Sickle Cell Anemia


In sub-Saharan Africa and India, the numbers of newborns with sickle cell anemia are projected to increase by 30% by 2050. Without newborn screening programs and appropriate care, an estimated 50 to 90% of these children will die before 5 years of age. New research findings are summarized in a short video.