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Kenneth Ataga, MD

Researcher
Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Physicians Office Building, 3rd Floor
170 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Dr. Ataga’s clinical interest is in classical hematology and hemoglobinopathies. He is the director of the UNC Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program. His clinical research is focused on the vasculopathy of sickle cell disease, with an emphasis on pulmonary hypertension and renal complications, and coagulation activation in sickle cell disease. In addition, Dr. Ataga has a strong research interest in the development of new therapies for sickle cell disease. He conducts clinical trials in sickle cell disease funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Pharmaceutical Industry.

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