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Research Labs

Links to laboratories where current research is being done. Research are directed to the further understanding of mechanisms of Sickle Cell Disease.

Sickle Cell Centers

contains a comprehensive list of sickle cell associations, centers and clinics in the United States 

Kids Experiments

-contains links to websites that have simple experiments to arouse curiosity and appreciation for concepts used to study and explain sickle cell disease 

Research Related Links

GeneReviews entry on Sickle Cell Disease
-GeneReviews (formerly known as GeneClinics)
is an online publication of the University of Washington, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and is freely available on the GeneTests website. GeneReviews entries are viewed about 2,000 times each day by more than 30,000 registered users.

GeneReviews is posted under GeneTests Web site: or
-GeneTests Web site is a publicly funded medical genetics information resource developed for physicians, other healthcare providers, and researchers, available at no cost to all interested persons.

Genetics Home Reference:
-the National Library of Medicine's web site about genetic conditions and the genes responsible for those conditions. Also provides several resources for patient support and genetic counseling. 


Helpful Educational Links

Sickle Cell Virtual Lab
-has simple to understand knowledge of Sickle Cell Disease and also provided with several good graphics. The Virtual Lab sections helps to familiarize with apparatus used for study of Sickle Cells. 
located in University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Partners in Health Science web site

Hemoglobin Gallery of still pictures and animations
by Jonathan Lukin, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
-contains a great variety of graphics that demonstrates the transition of hemoglobin and its subunits from oxy- to deoxy-states.


Article on Sickle Cell Fibers: All Twisted Up

-new approaches for understanding the stability of sickle cell fibers