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 & […]

The Sickle Cell Cure Foundation Receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Innovative Global Health Research

The Sickle Cell Cure Foundation, Inc. (SCCF), announced today that it has received a US$100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant will support an innovative global health research project conducted by Robert H. Broyles, Ph.D., SCCF President, titled “Malaria Stopped by a Human Protein Therapeutic.” Dr. Broyles’ project […]

MALARIA – SCD

HbF (fetal hemoglobin) suppresses the expression of sickle cell disease. In addition, a recent literature review by the imminent Dr. David Weatherall suggests that HbF protects infants from malaria during the first year of life,until HbF levels decline to modest levels through a normal developmental transition as quoted below: In vitro studies have shown that […]