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Sickle Cell Disease Study

This study is currently closed to enrollment.

Changes in Endothelial Markers with Age in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

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AGE: 14 – 30 years old
GENDER: All
COMPENSATION: Yes
TYPE: Observational and Sample Collection Study
CONDITION: Sickle Cell Disease
HEALTHY PARTICIPANTS: Yes
DEPARTMENT: Internal Medicine – Pediatrics
LOCATION: UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s or UH Seidman Cancer Center

Study Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the endothelial markers (proteins) in the blood associated with blood vessels to see how they change with age in patients with Sickle Cell Disease. Overall, this study will help to improve our knowledge of the disease and may help us find better ways to treat sickle cell disease.