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Sickle cell disease is a hereditary disease seen most often among people of African ancestry.
Sickle Cell Disease … Sickle cell disease is a hereditary disease seen most often … the disease is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. The mutation causes the red blood cells to take on an …
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NHGRI researchers seek help from people with Sickle Cell Disease to find the factors - environmental, social and genetic - that impact the severity of symptoms.
… Jeannine Mjoseth … People with sickle cell disease (SCD) can experience excruciating pain all over … gene from a parent, the person is said to have sickle cell trait (SCT). People with SCT usually do not have any of the …
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Researchers have now identified three health conditions for which people with SCT are at increased risk.
… 2.5 to 3 million people have a gene variant associated sickle cell trait (SCT) and most never have related health …
Genetic Disorders
Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cells disorders.
Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. … Sickle cell disease is the most common inherited blood … about one in 100 Hispanic Americans carry the sickle cell trait, which means they are carriers of the disease. Sickle
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… Genomic Opportunities for Studying Sickle Cell Disease … Archive …
Clinical Research
The INSIGHTS study is exploring sickle cell disease in adults.
… into Microbiome and Environmental Contributions to Sickle Cell Disease and Leg Ulcers Study (INSIGHTS) study is … Health Information About Sickle Cell Disease Sickle Cell Trait National Human Genome Research Institute - Learning …
Educational Resources
A trait is a specific characteristic of an organism.
Trait … A trait is a specific characteristic of an organism. … Gene, Gene Expression, Phenotype, Genotype … A trait, as related to genetics, is a specific characteristic … quantitative (such as height or blood pressure). A given trait is part of an individual’s overall phenotype. … A trait
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… New Therapies for Sickle Cell Anemia in the Genome Era - Attendees' Votes Among Options for Research on New Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease … Archive …
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… New Directions for Sickle Cell Therapy in the Genome Era - Agenda … Archive …
Staff
Vence Bonham is the acting deputy director for NHGRI and an associate investigator in NHGRI's Social and Behavioral Research Branch. ​
… health inequities. The Bonham group also studies sickle cell disease, a condition that will be impacted by emerging … research. The Bonham group also studies sickle cell trait and sickle cell disease, a condition with applications …