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Georgia Health Sciences University

Drs. Diana R. Gutsaeva, C. Alvin Head, Tohru Ikuta & James B. Parkerson, Medical College of Georgia

Caption: Drs. Diana R. Gutsaeva (from left), C. Alvin Head, Tohru Ikuta and Research Technician James B. Parkerson at Georgia Health Sciences University (formerly Medical College of Georgia) have shown that a new compound may help prevent the traffic jam of cells that causes a debilitating pain crisis in sickle cell disease.

Credit: Phil Jones, Campus Photographer

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