Research and Training Opportunities – Sickle In Africa

Author Aid Research Writing in the Sciences The free course is designed for researchers in developing countries, particularly those working in a scientific field (life sciences / natural sciences / other related fields). It is suitable for early career researchers, or those with limited experience in publishing papers in reputable peer-reviewed journals. Starts 4 September Enrollment open now. https://www.authoraid.info/en/news/details/1316/ ------------------------------------...
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Mobilizing partnerships to impact sickle cell disease in Africa

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a neglected health problem in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) where more than half of affected individuals die before their 5th birthday due to preventable complications. In response, a “Sickle-cell anemia” resolution (WHA59.20) was passed at the 59th World Health Assembly in 2006, urging Member States and the WHO Director-General to promote and support actions to address SCD. That was followed in 2010 with adoption by the WHO Regional Office for Africa of “Sickle-cell...
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Uche Ndidi Defends His PhD

A recipient of the FIOCRUZ scholarship - Uche Ndidi defends his PhD thesis on "Effect of Carboxymethyl lysine, anadvanced glycation end product, on sickle cell disease” at the INSTITUTO GONÇALO MONIZ-FUNDAÇÁO OSWALDO CRUZ (IGM-FIOCRUZ), Bahia, Brazil in the Curso de Pós-Graduação em Biotecnologia em Saúde e Medicina Investigativa (PgBSMI) (Postgraduate course in Biotechnology in health and Investigative Medicine) on June 19, 2018.  
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ASH Medical Student and Early-Career Investigator Awards

Interested in gaining hands-on hematology research experience? Don’t miss the deadlines for the following awards for medical students and residents. Minority Medical Student Award Program Part of the Minority Recruitment Initiative Conduct hematology research in the cutting-edge facility of a top hematologist in the country. Program participants will receive a research stipend, guidance from an ASH member mentor, complimentary ASH membership, subscriptions to ASH publications, an...
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