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The study is looking at the effect of genetics on Long QT syndrome as a risk factor for sudden cardiac death in those with sickle cell disease.

  • Principal Investigator: Joseph Maher, MD

Who can participate

Those eligible to participate in this study include:

  • ChildrenĀ ages 10 or older with sickle cell disease
  • Adults ages 18 and older with sickle cell disease

For more information

  • Glenda Thomas
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
    2500 N. State St.
    Jackson, MS 39216-4505
    (601) 984-2708
  • IRB Number: 2015-0147