Sickle Cell Disease

People with Sickle Cell Disease are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

• Are a male or female 12 to 55 years with SCA
• Hb 8.0 g/dL during screening

You may NOT participate in this study if you:
• Have anemia due to bone marrow failure
• Have severe renal dysfunction
• Have had RBC transfusion within 3 months before initiation of study drug
• Have hospitalization for VOC or acute chest syndrome
• Have had major surgery within 8 weeks before enrollment
• Have a planned elective surgery within the next 6 months
• Have known immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, hepatitis A, B, or C
• Are pregnant or breastfeeding

Contact Information
Jennifer De Los Santos, Study Coordinator
Phone: (718) 741-2672