Oct 26, 1939
Medical doctor whose name is synonymous with Sickle cell disease. He dedicated 37 years of his life researching sickle cell through the Sickle Cell Unit, Mona and has made a difference in the lives of many affected by this disease. Professor Sarjeant and the Sickle Cell Unit are known worldwide because of the number of clinical and hematological studies which have been conducted to increase understanding of the clinical variability of sickle cell disease.
The Unit's Cohort Study, which has been in progress for some 25 years, is perhaps the most comprehensive research and follow up study on this disease.He received a Humanitarian Award from the Sickle Cell/Thalassemia Patients Network for his outstanding contribution to research on sickle cell disease.