Defining stroke risks in sickle cell anemia

James F. Meschia, V. Shane Pankratz

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

6 Scopus citations


Children and young adults with sickle cell anemia at risk for stroke are identified principally by screening for cerebral vasculopathy using transcranial Doppler ultrasonography. Investigators now show how Bayesian networks can generate useful predictive models and highlight relationships between genes and the occurrence of stroke in those with sickle cell anemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)340-341
Number of pages2
JournalNature Genetics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics

Cite this