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"Researching a Better Way" – Patient Profile of Robert Mannino

June 12, 2012 – Robert Mannino knows more about blood transfusions than most people. Diagnosed with thalassemia when he was just six months old, he’s spent much of his life in clinics, hooked up to transfusion machines for treatment of the disorder Now 20 years old and a junior at the Georgia Institute of Technology […]

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"Trying New Things Every Day" – Patient Profile of Aaron Cheng

April 6, 2012 – My name is Aaron Cheng, and I’ve just completed my first semester of college at Harvard University. I don’t remember when I was diagnosed with beta thalassemia major, which is also known as Cooley’s Anemia, but my parents tell me it was when I was around one year old.  We were […]

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Profile: Susan Winner and Her Art

March 13, 2009 – “I make art as an outlet for my creativity.  It really helps me to block out any negativity that surrounds me.  It really takes me to another place, a very peaceful place.”             So says Susan Winner, an artist with thalassemia, pictures of whose work can […]

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