Clinical Trials

Hundreds of clinical trials are rolled out around the world monthly, and many of them are designed to specifically uncover and manage the medical needs of people with sickle cell disease and trait. We keep an updated list of these global studies here, so you don’t have to go searching for them. There might be active study recruitment and enrollment happening at a site near you. Explore the list below to see the different types of studies, and use the navigation options on the left to get as specific as you would like.

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A Phase 4, Multicenter, Open-label Study to Evaluate the Treatment Effect of Voxelotor on Physical Activity in Adolescents and Adults With Sickle Cell Disease

This is a study to evaluate the effect of voxelotor on daily physical activity and sleep quality, as measured by a wrist-worn device in participants with sickle cell disease (SCD) and chronic moderate anemia.

Locations

4 United States sites

Age

12 to 55 Years

Phase

Phase 4

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Improving SCD Care Using Web-based Guidelines, Nurse Care Managers and Peer Mentors in Primary Care and Emergency Departments in Central North Carolina

The overall purpose of this proposed study is to improve management of vaso-occlusive episodes (VOEs) in adult EDs.

Locations

8 United States sites

Age

18 to 45 Years

Genotypes

SS, SC

Phase

N/A

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A Phase 1/2 Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter, Ascending Dose, Safety and PK/PD Study of SHP655 (rADAMTS13) in Sickle Cell Disease at Baseline Health and During Acute Vaso-Occlusive Crisis

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK), pharmacodynamics (PD) and efficacy of SHP655 in participants with baseline health sickle cell disease (SCD) and SCD with acute vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC).

Locations

14 United States sites

Age

18 to 65 Years

Genotypes

HbSS

Phase

Phase 1/Phase 2

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A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind Study to Assess Efficacy and Safety of Two Doses of Crizanlizumab Versus Placebo, With or Without Hydroxyurea/ Hydroxycarbamide Therapy, in Adolescent and Adult Sickle Cell Disease Patients With Vaso-Occlusive Crises (STAND)

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of 2 doses of crizanlizumab (5.

Locations

9 Brazil sites

9 United States sites

6 United Kingdom sites

5 Italy sites

5 Belgium sites

5 Germany sites

4 Spain sites

3 Netherlands sites

3 India sites

3 Greece sites

3 Colombia sites

3 France sites

2 Turkey sites

2 Canada sites

2 Panama sites

2 Lebanon sites

1 South Africa site

1 Jordan site

1 Ghana site

1 Finland site

1 Oman site

Age

> 12 Years

Phase

Phase 3

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An Open-Label, Expanded Access Protocol for Patient With Sickle Cell Disease Who Have No Alternative Treatment Options

The intent of this open-label, multicenter expanded access program (EAP) is to provide early access to voxelotor prior to market authorization .

Locations

18 United States sites

Age

> 12 Years

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Clinical Transplant-Related Long-term Outcomes of Alternative Donor Allogeneic Transplantation (BMT CTN 1702)

The purpose of this study is to determine if a search strategy of searching for an HLA-matched unrelated donor for allogeneic transplantation if possible then an alternative donor if an HLA-matched unrelated donor is not available versus proceeding directly to an alternative donor transplant will result in better survival for allogeneic transplant recipients within 2 years after study enrollment.

Locations

43 United States sites

Phase

N/A

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Peer i-Coaching for Activated Self-management Optimization in Adolescents and Young Adults With Chronic Conditions

The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of a peer support coaching intervention to improve activated chronic illness self-management versus an attention control group in 225 adolescents and young adults with childhood onset chronic conditions.

Locations

1 United States site

Age

16 to 22 Years

Phase

N/A

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Validation of a Point-of-care Screening Tool for Children With Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease is very common in Nigeria.

Locations

4 United States sites

3 Nigeria sites

Age

6 to 60 Years

Phase

N/A

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A Comparison of Individualized vs. Weight Based Protocols to Treat Vaso-Occlusive Episodes in Sickle Cell Disease

The purpose of this research study is to compare two different ways to give opioid pain medicine to treat sickle cell disease pain that is bad enough to go to the emergency department for treatment.

Locations

6 United States sites

Age

> 18 Years

Genotypes

SS, SC

Phase

Phase 3

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Early HLA Matched Sibling Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Children With Sickle Cell Disease: A Sickle Transplant Alliance for Research (STAR) Trial

This study aims to enroll 58 pre-adolescent (<10 years) pediatric participants with sickle cell disease (SCD) who have a pre-adolescent sibling bone marrow donor.

Locations

11 United States sites

Age

2 to 10 Years

Phase

Phase 2

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