Sickle Cell Disease Survivor Pays It Forward

17-year-old Hanif Mouehla, who was born with Sickle Cell Disease, got a second chance at life with the help of Mitchell Cairo, MD, who is seeking a cure for the disease at Westchester Medical Center. After nearly dying at age 8, Hanif is cured thanks to a transplant of cells from his mom, and Dr. Hanif’s care. Hanif is now working as a research assistant at Westchester Medical Center under the guidance of Dr. Cairo and will attend Harvard in the fall where he will be a premed major.  See their amazing story »