• Beatrice Gee, M.D.

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  • Beatrice Gee, M.D.
      Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
    Co-Assistant Director-Basic/Translational Research, Cardiovascular Research Institute

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    Pediatric/Hemoglobinopathies/Vascular biology/Ethics Dr. Gee serves as program mentor and instructor on the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomic research. Dr. Gee is interested in the pathophysiology of cerebral artery stenosis leading to stroke in sickle cell disease. Dr. Gee’s laboratory projects focus on artery remodeling in sickle cell mice and studies of endothelial progenitor cells isolated from people with sickle cell disease and normal hemoglobin controls. Dr. Gee also has extensive experience with multi-center trials of hydroxyurea and primary prevention of stroke in sickle cell disease. She has collaborated with Dr. Hibbert and Dr. Stiles on metabolism studies in children with SCD. She will participate in fellowship training by conducting lectures in the Hemoglobinopathy Course and hosting interested fellows in the laboratory. Dr Gee is the Medical Director of the Sickle Cell and Hematology Program and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, and teaches residents and medical students.