Devastation Shall Be Overcome

The Sickle Cell Cure Foundation, Inc. (SCCF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) research foundation incorporated in 2006. SCCF chose the PHF Research Park as its world headquarters to conduct translational research using patented treatments aimed at curing two of mankind’s most devastating diseases: malaria and its allied blood disorder, sickle cell disease (SCD). The Bill & […]

Eradicating a Deadly Disease Through Science, Love and Music.

Article by Laura Jenney Of Mindsweep Entertainment & Promotions Jacksonville, FL 1-20-2010 The arrival of the year 2010 is an exciting time indeed! Not only are we embracing the beginning of a brand new year, but a brand new decade as well. It’s a time of great possibilities and full of promise. A time […]

Living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)

For thousands of Americans, living with sickle cell disease means a lifetime of painful episodes, blood transfusions and frequent trips to the hospital. These treatments can often cause complications that are just as bad or worse than the effects of the disease itself. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited genetic disorder that affects red […]

Alicia and Dominick Bibbs

Alicia Bibbs, an SCCF founder & research student, is pictured with her brother Dominick who suffers from sickle cell disease and recently recovered from surgery to have his spleen and gall bladder removed.


In the United States, SCD affects primarily people of African descent. But this pattern of prevalence is changing, with increasing numbers with SCD being found among Hispanics, Native Americans and Caucasians. SCD affects a large percentage of people in Central America as well as significant numbers in the Carribean and in South American countries such […]