CDC grant for collection of sickle cell data in Wisconsin supports work by Anne Marsh and Mei Baker

Dr. Mei Baker

Anne Marsh, MD, associate professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplant, and Mei Baker, MD, professor, Division of Genetics and Metabolism, are part of a cohort of investigators recently awarded funding by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Their project, “Sickle Cell Data Collection Program in Wisconsin,” aims to provide comprehensive population-based data to inform decisions and policies related to sickle cell disease within funded state programs. Marsh and Baker will both serve as site co-investigators on the project. Moniba Nazeef, MD, assistant professor of hematology/oncology in the Department of Medicine, will serve as site Principal Investigator. The grant extends for five years, with $3,343 awarded for the first year.