Pain is a hallmark feature of sickle cell anemia (SCA) but management of chronic as well as acute pain remains a major challenge. Mouse models of SCA are essential to examine the mechanisms of pain and develop novel therapeutics.
On May 21, 1996, Crain's Health Pulse launched as a one-page fax about the health care business in New York. In those early days, we worried whether insurers, hospitals, physicians and companies would generate news to fill the page. But Pulse soon became the industry bible.
A new and imposing residence is being established in the Barrington North countryside as part of Old Barrington Farms and Equestrian Center. This building has turned my thoughts to the history of our area, which owes its beauty to many farsighted individuals and organizations going back to the early 20th Century.