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STUDY BASICS

Are you an African American who either knows or suspects that you may have sickle cell trait? If so, you may be able to participate in a study to help understand how the quality of red blood cells is improved when the vitamin biotin is added to stored blood. Participants must weigh at least 110 pounds and must not be anemic. Involves 10 visits over 8 months. Compensation and parking provided.


IRB:
  STUDY19020356A - Transfusion of Biotin-Labeled Red Blood Cells for the Evaluation of Genetic Factors that Contribute to Donor Differences in Red Blood Cell Storage and Post-Transfusion Red Blood Cell Recovery

RESEARCH AREAS:
  Healthy Aging, Healthy Volunteer

Age Range
AGE:   18 and up

Duration VISITS:  10 in-person study visits over about 8 months

Location LOCATION: 
Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) at UPMC Montefiore Hospital – Oakland
Compensation COMPENSATION: 

$840.00

Phone Number PHONE NUMBER:
1-866-438-8230
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