Dr. Quinn conducts patient-oriented and translational research in sickle cell disease and thalassemia. He is the medical director of the Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Program and the medical director of the Erythrocyte Diagnostic Laboratory at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He is also the medical director of the Ohio Department of Health Regional Sickle Cell Services Program – Region 1.
MD: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 1994.
MS: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2008.
Residency & Chief Residency: Children's Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 1998.
Fellowship: Children's Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2001.
Certifications: Pediatrics, 1998; Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 2002.
Sickle cell disease; thalassemia; hemoglobinopathies; genetics of hemoglobinopathies; anemia; autoimmune hemolytic anemia; disorders of red blood cells; iron overload and iron chelation; chronic transfusion therapy; hereditary spherocytosis (HS); hereditary xerocytosis (HX); immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).
Cancer and Blood Diseases, Sickle Cell and Hemoglobin Disorders, Cerebrovascular
Identifying the causes of the cardiomyopathy and nephropathy of sickle cell disease and identifying new treatments for these complications; direct measurement of red blood cell turnover (rate of hemolysis); MRI methods for the quantitation of tissue iron; new agents for immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).
Hematology, Cancer and Blood Diseases
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Diastolic dysfunction is associated with exercise impairment in patients with sickle cell anemia. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2018; 65.
Association between diffuse myocardial fibrosis and diastolic dysfunction in sickle cell anemia. Blood. 2017; 130:205-213.
Biochemical surrogate markers of hemolysis do not correlate with directly measured erythrocyte survival in sickle cell anemia. American Journal of Hematology. 2016; 91:1195-1201.
Sickle cell anemia mice develop a unique cardiomyopathy with restrictive physiology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2016; 113:E5182-E5191.
Cardiomyopathy With Restrictive Physiology in Sickle Cell Disease. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2016; 9:243-252.
Iron status and burden of anemia in children with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. Pediatric Dermatology. 2023; 40:288-293.
Hydroxyurea: how much is enough?. Blood. 2023; 141:813-814.
Using the consolidated framework for implementation research to identify recruitment barriers and targeted strategies for a shared decision-making randomized clinical trial in pediatric sickle cell disease. Clinical Trials. 2023.
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