Dr. Harvey Lodish of the Whitehead Institute published new findings identifying a protein that is the target of prednisone or prednisolone, the drugs that are used to increase red blood cell production in some patients with Diamond Blackfan Anemia. The discovery could spur development of drugs capable of increasing this protein’s production without causing the severe side effects associated with glucocorticoids. Click the title to read the full article, Scientists Identify Potential Drug Target for Treatment-Resistant Anemias.
Finn – 5 years
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“Out of difficulties grow miracles.” – Jean de La Breyere
Avari – 22 months
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Justin – 5 years
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Abby – 6 years
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.
Kellan – 22 months
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Lydia – 6 years
Dean – 11 years
DBA is hard but it’s my child’s life. I have to teach him how to live life with it. I will advocate and help find a cure. The DBAF is helping us improve his life.
Kristin – 25 years
Having DBA has taught me to not give up the fight and to do the best that I can. The DBAF has become more than just a source of friends and knowledge, but a family of support through the bad and the good.