This section is intended solely to inform of various research studies and patients recruitment efforts currently underway. Their inclusion is not an endorsement of a particular product, company or study.

Links to web sites which provide answers to frequently asked questions about clinical research.
MUHC's Research Institutes page about Clinical Trials 's Clinical Research FAQ page is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.

Learning for Life Session on Clinical Trial- Download PDF

Patient and Families Engagement/Oriented Research- Current opportunities

Invitation to patients, family members,caregivers and health care providers to participate in chronic pain research.
Chronic Pain Strategy for Patient Oriented Research Network
Given that sickle cell disease comes with chronic pain we are pleased to share with you the research project from the Chronic Pain Network and Drs. Patricia Poulin and Jennifer Stinson who hold a CIHR SPOR Patient Engagement Collaboration Grant (“Improving Chronic Pain Care for all Canadians: A Patient Engagement Project to Identify Research Priorities”).
To ensure the sickle cell community's issues with pain is clearly identified; we ask that you complete the survey in the provided link. 

The Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario believes in advancing care and treatment through its support of research and educational initiatives. As a patient association, it is also very important for us to continue to attract more health care professionals into the field of hemoglobinopathy. As such, SCAGO is pleased to support Fellowship programs across Ontario.

University Health Network Fellowship Program- 2011

Fellowship Grant 2011.pdf