Niren Patel

Other Faculty

Niren Patel

Other Faculty

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Sickle Cell Program

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Hematology and Oncology

  • (706) 723-4339
  • EF 209A


  • MBBS, Medicine University of Baroda, 1999


  • VDL Motor Vehical Department, GA, 2005


Selected Recent Publications

  • Characteristics of sickle cell patients with frequent emergency department visits and hospitalizations., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Characteristics and potential biomarkers of adult sickle cell patients with chronic pain., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Two new γ chain variants: Hb F-Augusta GA [(G)γ59(E3)Lys → Arg; HBG2: c.179A > G] and Hb F-Port Royal-II [(A)γ125(H3)Glu → Ala; HBG1: c.377A > C]., 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Professional Service

  • Georgia State Contract, Services for Sickle Cell Anemia Patients, Newborn Screening confirmation program 2006 - Present

    Role: Program Coordinator
  • Primary Coordinator: TCD With Transfusions Changing to Hydroxyurea (TWiTCH) 2011 - 2016

  • Lab Coordinator: CLBH589BUS43T: Phase I Study to Determine the Safety and Tolerability of Escalating Doses of Panobinostat (LBH589) in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease 2009 - 2016

  • Lab Coordinator: CC-4047-SCD-001 Trial, A Prospective, Multi-center, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation Study to determine the maximum tolerated dose, safety and effect of induction of fetal hemoglobin of CC-4047 in subjects with Sickle Cell Disease, Celgene Corporation 2008 - 2015

  • Lab Coordinator: Mu Opioid Polymorphisms as Genetic Modifiers of Pain and Opioid Use In SCD 2009 - 2014