Lewis Hsu, MD, PhD
Pediatric SC Program
Children’s Hosp of U IL
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Dr. Lewis Hsu is a pediatric hematologist dedicated to finding cures for sickle cell disease, and improving treatment and education until cures can be found. He joined UIC as pediatric director of the Sickle Cell Center and Professor of Pediatrics in July 2011. His clinical and translational research experience include multicenter landmark clinical trials of sickle cell stroke prevention and bone marrow transplantation, and contributing to understanding of inflammation and nitric oxide in mouse models of sickle cell disease. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers, mentored numerous physicians and graduate students, and contributed to 4 sickle cell websites devoted to patient education.