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.
Justin – 5 years
Irelynn – 2 years
For Research, For Hope – Commited to helping find a cure for Diamond Blackfan Anemia – Give life, Donate blood.
Lydia – 6 years
Drew – 2 years
Good things come in small packages! I may be little, but I’m a fighter – DBA… no contest.
Nicholas – 18 years
DBA has taught us many things – Never give up – Be grateful for the strength to fight the fight and always cherish the arms we rest upon for support.
Katie – 3 years
Our little hero
Maddy – 17 years
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. – William E. Channing
Anders – 5 years
Keep on Keepin’ On!
Finn – 5 years
Bailey – 4 years
This DBA family is the greatest group of people that I never wanted to have to know, but blessed that I do. The support from the DBA Foundation is immeasurable.