Cooley's anemia


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  • noun

Synonyms for Cooley's anemia

a fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin

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Cohen is world-renowned for his work with thalassemia, also known as Cooley's anemia, and has played a leading role in developing new approaches to the treatment of this inherited blood disorder.
Funding for Cooley's Anemia Foundation, for example, enables treatment centers across the country to provide blood samples to the CDC that would help all Americans in the event of an infectious agent in the nation's blood supply.
Our team is happy to raise awareness and educate people by supporting an outstanding organization like Cooley's Anemia Foundation," said Christina Tasch, HR Director at Lakeview Consultants.
16 organizations were supported, including Autism Speaks, Revlon Run/Walk, Donate Life, the Cooley's Anemia Foundation, the American Diabetes Association, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and the Children's Hospitals of Orange County and Philadelphia
EGT continues its decade's long commitment to cure beta-Thalassemia, also called Cooley's Anemia, through dedicated outreach to patient and research communities around the world.
For many years, Lou has chaired an annual golf outing that benefits the fight against Cooley's anemia.
Patients with the most serious form of beta-thalassemia -- called Cooley's anemia -- seldom lived to see their 15th birthdays.
Cooley's anemia, also called thalassemia major, is an inherited blood disease that occurs most frequently in people of Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, southern Asian, and African ancestry.
Cooley's anemia (beta-thalassemia major) is a severe form of thalassemia that requires regular, often monthly, blood transfusions and subsequent iron-chelation therapy to treat iron overload.
based clinical trial in gene therapy for beta-thalassemia has begun treating trial participants and the Cooley's Anemia Foundation (CAF) congratulates the researchers involved in the project on the reaching this important stage.
Turning blood red; the fight for life in Cooley's anemia.