DBA is a part of who I am… it does not define me nor will it stand in the way of my hopes and dreams.
Posted on: September 29, 2014 The Diamond Blackfan Anemia Foundation is proud to support the research of Dr. Shai Izraeli, Professor in the Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry at Tel Aviv University and the Head of the Childhood Leukemia Research Institute within the Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the Cancer Research Center at Sheba Medical Center, Israel. The DBAF provided a $32,000 grant Continue Reading »
Posted on: September 13, 2014 DBA Awareness Sweatshirts are available for a very limited time. Stay warm and cozy this winter in your DBA hoodie. Many thanks to David and Brandi Voltz of Bonaire, GA for initiating this fundraiser benefiting the DBA Foundation. Available in youth and adult sizes. Start your holiday shopping! Don’t miss out, order yours today! Thank you for your continued support. Continue Reading »
Posted on: September 13, 2014 ANNOUNCEMENT: “DBA: Building Global Bridges”: An interdisciplinary symposium to facilitate networking between clinicians, scientists, and patients worldwide. An international meeting on Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA), a rare inherited blood disease will take place at the Division of Pediatrics, University of Freiburg in Germany, on September 19-20, 2014. “DBA: Building Global Bridges” is an interdisciplinary symposium established under the umbrella of the ERARE-funded Continue Reading »
Posted on: June 29, 2014 The Diamond Blackfan Anemia Foundation is proud to support the very important work of Vijay G. Sankaran, M.D., Ph.D. of Boston Children’s Hospital. The DBAF has provided $36,000 to fund Dr. Sankaran’s research project entitled, Defining GATA1 Transcriptional Alterations in Diamond-Blackfan Anemia. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Sankaran is an outstanding investigator and was a leader in the Continue Reading »
Posted on: May 27, 2014 The Diamond Blackfan Anemia Foundation is pleased to announce the funding of another exciting research project. A grant for $35,000 was awarded to Daniel Finley, Ph.D. for his project entitled, “A new mode of ribosome regulation specific to reticulocytes.” Dr. Daniel Finley, a well-established investigator and a professor at Harvard University, is new to the DBA field. He will be Continue Reading »
Posted on: December 12, 2013 The Diamond Blackfan Anemia Foundation (DBAF) and Diamond Blackfan Canada (DBAC) proudly represented DBA at the 55th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition held in New Orleans, LA from Dec. 7 – 10, 2013. The event was attended by over 20,000 worldwide hematologists, researchers and other health-related professionals. Visitors to our booth received information regarding DBA clinical Continue Reading »
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