Congratulations to Stuart H. Orkin, MD, chairman of the department of pediatric oncology at Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center. Dr. Orkin was recently awarded the Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal from the National Academy of Sciences for his pioneering achievements in defining the molecular basis of blood disorders and the mechanisms governing the development of blood stem cells and individual blood lineages. His work has significantly advanced the understanding of human hematologic diseases and revealed new strategies to prevent and manage these disorders. The full story can be read here.
Sarah – 33 years
Carole – 16 years
Sometimes I feel like the odd one out, restricted by DBA. I just have to keep reminding myself that God wouldn’t bless me with this challenge if He didn’t think I could handle it. I don’t let DBA define me, I try to defy DBA.
Ashlynn – 4 years
Of all the people on earth, the Lord your God has chosen you to be his own special treasure. -Deuteronomy 7:6
James Thomas – 3 years
Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.
Jensen – 4 years
Living with DBA is challenging and confusing at times but with the DBAF by your side their information and guidance is PRICELESS.
Irelynn – 2 years
For Research, For Hope – Commited to helping find a cure for Diamond Blackfan Anemia – Give life, Donate blood.
Peyton – 6 years
I cheer for a cure for DBA!
Lydia – 6 years
Kellan – 22 months
Our son has truly changed our perspective on everything.
Maddy – 17 years
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. – William E. Channing