Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle Cell Disease: Designing Care for Life

Seethal Jacob, MD, and Andrew O’Brien, MD, discuss sickle cell disease and how they are working together to conduct research that improves sickle cell care in Indiana. Their research and that of their colleagues encompasses everything from telemedicine, acupuncture, pulmonary hypertension basic science research, and more. You’ll learn more about their work that focuses on the importance of designing comprehensive lifespan care to improve health outcomes for people living with sickle cell disease. The cancer center organizes the research and care of sickle cell disease, a non-malignant hematological (blood) disorder.

Moderated by Antwione Haywood, PhD, Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center


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