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.
Jim – 35 years old
Katie – 9 years
DBAF continue to search for a cure for all DBA.
Katie – 3 years
Our little hero
YouKai (Stephen) – 5 years
We are hopeful that a cure will be discovered soon so that our son doesn’t have to endure pokes and disruptions and can feel good all the time – isn’t that what every child deserves?
Jack – 3 years
DBA has forever changed our lives, but we will persevere until we find a cure.
Brian – 10 months
I am and always will be special. I am and always will be DBA Strong!
Gary & Zac – 30 years, 5 years
Some days are good, others not so good. Please help find a cure for our family.
Hunter – 4 years
Donate blood and stem cells, save a life!!!
Finn – 5 years
Keegan – 2 years
We are not the first to say this and we will not be the last, the DBAF has saved our child’s life. I cringe at the thought of what her care would be had we not met the DBAF.