Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease

Children with sickle cell disease are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

Your child may be eligible to participate in this study if he/she:
• Is aged 2 to 18 years old
• Has a confirmed diagnosis of sickle cell disease
• Has received standard age-appropriate care for sickle cell disease, including penicillin prophylaxis, pneumococcal immunization, and parental education

Your child may not participate in this study if he/she:

• Has received any blood products within the past 30 days
• Has a history of bleeding disorders
• Has poorly-controlled HIV infection, hepatitis B or hepatitis C
• Is pregnant, has given birth within the past 90 days or is breastfeeding

Contact Information
Karen Ireland, Study Coordinator
111 E. 210th Street
Bronx, New York 10467
Phone: (718) 741-2401