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  • Sickle cell disease affects about 150,000 Americans and more than 25 million people worldwide.

  • The NHLBI-led Initiative has accelerated the development of genetic therapies and other resources for use in ongoing clinical research trials.

  • The Initiative builds on NHLBI’s broader sickle cell disease research investment that aims to improve the lives of patients.

  • Patients are the most important part of NHLBI research; clinical trial participation will be critical to the Initiative’s success.

  • The Initiative is building partnerships, as well as supporting educational and community engagement activities.

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