Dr. John Akabutu

Dr. John Akabutu


Professor Emeritus, Hematologist, and Founder of the Cord Blood Bank

Reason for joining SCFA:

 

 

Did You Know?

The only known cure for Sickle Cell Disease is a stem cell transplant (or bone marrow transplant). Due to the significant risks involved in this procedure, including life-threatening complications, it is rarely an option for sickle cell patients.

 

Our Directors


Dr. John Akabutu

Chair

Dr. Jean Walrond PhD

President - Research & Education

Dr. Robert Turner

Brand Ambassador

Hannah Eche-Ameh

Director

Glenn Stewart

Treasurer

Felix Ikokwu

Admin Assistant

Michelle Paterson Nipp

Past President

Dr. Carlyle Ross

Director

Abisola Ojikutu

Director

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