Category: Events

Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020

Presentation from our 2020 AGM AGM Minutes and By-law Presentations: By Dr. Turner, Professor Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/10/10/766765780/after-a-life-of-painful-sickle-cell-disease-a-patient-hopes-gene-editing-can-hel https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/06/23/877543610/a-year-in-1st-patient-to-get-gene-editing-for-sickle-cell-disease-is-thriving “CRISPR-Cas 9 and Sickle Cell Anemia” Q&A Would you say that gene edited using CRISPR is a lower risk than stem cell transplants? Gene-editing with CRISPR-Cas9 uses a process similar to stem cell transplants. IMO, …

Annual General Meeting 2019

Sickle Cell Foundation of Alberta July 27th, 2019 11am – 2pm MDT Edmonton, Alberta Venue : Edmonton city hall. Main auditorium Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton AB T5J 2R7 Presentations by: Hannah Eche-Ameh BSC. Nursing.( Peer-to-Peer counselling) Dr. Jean Walrond Ph.D. ( Newborn screening for Sickle Cell Anemia) (Pint Size: A report on blood donation research …

Family Fun Event

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Alberta would like to welcome our friends and families to a night of fun! Please join us for an evening supper and bowling with members of our community. …