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NIH Record - 75th Anniversary - National Institutes of Health

Sickle Cell Study Recruits

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited blood disorder that interferes with the delivery of oxygen to the tissues. In a research study at NHLBI, investigators are exploring near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) technologies in measuring oxygen levels, blood flow and the make-up of skin and muscle in people with SCD. Contact the Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment at 866-444-2214 (TTY users dial 711) or Refer to study #000844-H. Online:

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