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Dr. Steinberg has research and clinical interests in sickle cell disease publishing more than 460 articles and three textbooks focused on this subject. A native of Brooklyn and graduate of Cornell University and Tufts Medicine School, he completed post-graduate training in New York and Boston. With his collaborators he has reimagined the pathophysiologic features of sickle cell anemia establishing a new paradigm with important prognostic and therapeutic implications. He has used genetics and induced pluripotent stem cells to examine determinants of fetal hemoglobin and phenotypic variability in different populations with sickle cell disease.