Welcome to the Information Center for Sickle Cell and Thalassemic Disorders

(This website is currently under revision.)

The information at this site is a free service to the biomedical community. The goal is to provide a source of current information on sickle cell disease, thalassemia, and disorders of iron metabolism. The site includes overviews of basic and clinical research, management, and new developments in the fields. The information and opinions presented are those of the authors. These should not be viewed as management recommendations for specific patients. The opinions expressed here are not those of the Harvard Medical School. This site was started by Kenneth R. Bridges,M.D., who also founded the Joint Center for Sickle Cell Disorders at Brigham And Women's Hospital. Comments and suggestions are welcome.



Maureen Okam, M.D.
Joint Center for Sickle Cell and Thalassemic Disorders
(617) 732-5048