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Amanda Brandow DO

Amanda Brandow DO

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Hematology/Oncology
Program: Hematology


Research Experience

  • Pain in Sickle Cell Disease
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Hematology
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Publications

  • Neuropathic pain in patients with sickle cell disease. (Brandow AM, Farley RA, Panepinto JA) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014 Mar;61(3):512-7 PMID 24167104
  • Academic attainment findings in children with sickle cell disease. (Epping AS, Myrvik MP, Newby RF, Panepinto JA, Brandow AM, Scott JP) J Sch Health 2013 Aug;83(8):548-53 PMID 23834606
  • Clinically meaningful measurement of pain in children with sickle cell disease. (Myrvik MP, Brandow AM, Drendel AL, Yan K, Hoffmann RG, Panepinto JA) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Oct;60(10):1689-95 PMID 23776145
  • Assessment of communication modes in patients and families with sickle cell disease. (Anderson C, Torres S, Gokuli S, Brandow AM, Panepinto JA) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 May;60(5):887 PMID 23450782
  • Patients with sickle cell disease have increased sensitivity to cold and heat. (Brandow AM, Stucky CL, Hillery CA, Hoffmann RG, Panepinto JA) Am J Hematol 2013 Jan;88(1):37-43 PMID 23115062
  • "Sickle Cell Disease in the Emergency Department: Atypical Complications and Management" (Brandow AM, Liem R) Clin Pediatr Emerg Med 2011 Sep 1;12(3):202-212 PMID 21927581
  • Monitoring toxicity, impact, and adherence of hydroxyurea in children with sickle cell disease. (Brandow AM, Panepinto JA) Am J Hematol 2011 Sep;86(9):804-6 PMID 21815183
  • Transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 mediates pain in mice with severe sickle cell disease. (Hillery CA, Kerstein PC, Vilceanu D, Barabas ME, Retherford D, Brandow AM, Wandersee NJ, Stucky CL) Blood 2011 Sep 22;118(12):3376-83 PMID 21708890
  • The impact of a multidisciplinary pain management model on sickle cell disease pain hospitalizations. (Brandow AM, Weisman SJ, Panepinto JA) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2011 May;56(5):789-93 PMID 21370412
  • The impact of a multidisciplinary pain management model on sickle cell disease pain hospitalizations. (Brandow AM et al.) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2010 Dec 15: PMID 21162071
  • Hydroxyurea use in sickle cell disease: the battle with low prescription rates, poor patient compliance and fears of toxicities. (Brandow AM, Panepinto JA) Expert Rev Hematol 2010 Jun;3(3):255-60 PMID 21082977
  • Hydroxyurea in children with sickle cell disease: practice patterns and barriers to utilization. (Brandow AM, Jirovec DL, Panepinto JA) Am J Hematol 2010 Aug;85(8):611-3 PMID 20658592
  • Vaso-occlusive painful events in sickle cell disease: impact on child well-being. (Brandow AM, Brousseau DC, Pajewski NM, Panepinto JA) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2010 Jan;54(1):92-7 PMID 19653296
  • Dissatisfaction with hospital care for children with sickle cell disease not due only to race and chronic disease. (Brousseau DC, Mukonje T, Brandow AM, Nimmer M, Panepinto JA) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009 Aug;53(2):174-8 PMID 19350642
  • Postdischarge pain, functional limitations and impact on caregivers of children with sickle cell disease treated for painful events. (Brandow AM, Brousseau DC, Panepinto JA) Br J Haematol 2009 Mar;144(5):782-8 PMID 19055663
  • Parental perception of quality of hospital care for children with sickle cell disease. (Kam J, Panepinto JA, Brandow AM, Brousseau DC) WMJ 2008 May;107(3):131-5 PMID 18575097
  • Grants and Awards

  • Peripheral Sensitization as a Novel Mechanism for Pain in Sickle Cell Disease (#9208191 08/15/2013 - 05/31/2018) Sponsor: NIH Heart Lung and Blood Institute
  • Pharmacokinetics and Relative Bioavailability of a Liquid Formulation of Hydroxyurea in Pediatric Patients with Sickle Cell Anemia (#9207475 12/29/2011 - 05/31/2014) Sponsor: Duke University
  • The Role of Substance P in the Pathophysiology of Pain in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease (#9208611 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017) Sponsor: American Society of Hematology