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Michael U. Callaghan, MD

Healthcare Provider
Sickle Cell Center
Children's Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien St.
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Michael U. Callaghan, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Director of the Sickle Cell Center at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University, and completed his pediatric residency and pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

Dr. Callaghan cares for more than 100 children and adults with hemophilia and has served as Medical Director of Camp Bold Eagle hemophilia camp. He participates in basic, translational, and clinical research. Dr. Callaghan has authored or coauthored over 50 peer-reviewed articles that have been published in journals such as Haemophilia, Blood, Nature Genetics, and The New England Journal of Medicine. He is the previous recipient of the John Penner Award from the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan and has been featured in Top Doctors in America.


Clinical interests:

Bleeding Disorders

Hemophilia and its Complications

von Willebrand Disease ITP and other immune cytopenias


Congenital bone marrow failure

Sickle cell disease



Research interests:

Clotting factor inhibitors

New Coagulation

Unfolded Protein Response

Translational hematology and early clinical trials with emphasis on drug discovery

Sickle cell disease


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