Protected: RISE UP: Studying whether an investigational drug can increase hemoglobin and reduce pain crises
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The Sickle Cell 101 research team in collaboration with study investigator have reviewed this information to ensure it is patient-friendly and accurate.
A substance that has no therapeutic effect.
Placebos are used as a control, or a baseline, to measure the effects of this therapy being studied. Placebos are important because they give an accurate measure of how effective a therapy is.