At the Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research we believe that everybody is born with the right to a long, healthy, pain-free life. With innovative research, treatments, and education, we can change the conversation and shape the future for this genetic disorder.
Sickle cell disease patients and their families no longer have to suffer alone. Hear stories from real-life patients.
FSCDR works with countless research institutions to improve comprehensive standards of care and maximize the quality of life for those affected for generations ahead.
National median life expectancy
African Americans are born with SCD
years old sevenfold chance of death
Physicians feel comfortable treating SC patients
FDA approved medications for SC