Sickle Cell Disease Study

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

Learn More About This Research Study

Please contact Erica Denallo at 216-286-7453 or fill out the form below to learn more about this study.

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.

Who Can Participate

Participants 14-30 years of age and older with sickle cell disease may be eligible for this study. Adolescents and young adults without sickle cell disease are also needed for this study. Adolescents and young adults with sickle cell trait, and patients without sickle cell disease are also needed for this study.

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