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.
Mike – 32 years, Alice – 4 years
Samnang – 3 years
After finally getting the right diagnosis, Samnang is surviving and thriving in Cambodia.
Corey & Tessa Ann – 27 years & 10 months
Living everyday to fight DBA
Lane – 12 years
Same journey, different paths. Bound together by the same heartaches, triumphs, and hope for a cure. That’s DBA Family!
David – 1 month(now 12 years)
This is David at 1 month old weighing almost 2 pounds. DBA changed our paths in life, but I will ALWAYS be there to hold his hand for he holds my heart.
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.
Justin – 5 years
Gabriel – 7 years
We hope for an easier life, until then we are grateful for each day together.
Maggie – 4 years
It’s not fun, but I am a tough cookie.
Sam – 6 years
Future ribosomal protein researcher…he just doesn’t know it yet.