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ASCAT 2023 | Genetic modifiers affecting the response to hydroxyurea in children with sickle cell anemia

Miguel Brito, PhD, Lisbon School of Health Technology, Lisbon, Portugal, discusses a pharmacogenetic study in Angolan children with sickle cell anemia which investigated whether there are genetic modifiers which affect the response of a patient to hydroxyurea treatment, and comments on how the findings may be used in future trials. This interview was recorded at the 18th Annual Scientific Conference on Sickle Cell and Thalassemia (ASCAT) 2023, held in London, UK.

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