Schoolboy with sickle cell disease died after bungling junior doctor ignored instructions to carry out blood test

A schoolboy with sickle cell disease died after a junior doctor ignored instructions from his consultant to carry out a blood test, an inquest has heard.

Emmanuel Akinmuyiwa, seven, from Tyseley, collapsed and died during a blood transfusion after staff ‘missed opportunities’ to save his life.

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 Schoolboy with sickle cell disease died after bungling junior doctor

Rice lab offers new strategies, tools for genome editing

Rice University bioengineers have found new techniques for precision genome editing that are more accurate and have fewer off-target errors.

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New strategies, tools for genome editing

Improving Life for Kids With Sickle Cell Anemia

New England Research Institutes (NERI) has been awarded a federal research contract from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to complete a study with promising treatment for sickle cell anemia in children that will address gaps in the best possible care.

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Improving Life for Kids With Sickle Cell Anemia