Robert H. Broyles, PhD

Robert H. Broyles, Founder and President of The Sickle Cell Cure Foundation, earned a BS (chemistry) and PhD (biochemistry) from Wake Forest University and its Medical Center and obtained post-doctoral training with a National Institute of Health fellowship from Florida State University.  Dr. Broyles served five years as an Assistant Professor of Zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and 32 years of professorships in the College of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma.  His current appointments are Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Professor of Pediatrics (Adjunct) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC). Dr. Broyles has served as Senior Scientist at the National Institutes of Health in the Hematology Program and the Laboratory of Chemical Biology of NIDDK, as a Lecturer in the Embryology Course of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and as Research Member of the Free Radical Biology & Aging Research Program at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. Dr. Broyles has over thirty-nine years research experience and numerous publications and presentations on gene regulation therapy for sickle cell disease, supported by numerous grants as a Principal Investigator including grants from the NIH. Community service: American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America, and the First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City.

Email:  Dr. Broyles’ CV and Biosketch may be viewed under “Grants Awarded,” published results under “Publications & Patents,” and recent international presentations under “Peer Review & Validations,” all under the NEWS ARCHIVE tab on the Home page of this website.