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 […]

Eradicating a Deadly Disease Through Science, Love and Music.

Article by Laura Jenney Of Mindsweep Entertainment & Promotions VPofMindsweep@aol.com 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 […]

About sickle cell disease…

“Everything we know about genes we learned first about the beta globin gene. Everything we know about molecular disease we first learned about sickle cell disease” Francis Collins, NIH, former Director of the Human Genome Project

SCCF Purpose

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) affects more people in the world than any other genetic disease. Globally, almost one-half million babies die from SCD each year. We have discovered a treatment that promises permanent relief from the suffering, pain and premature death caused by SCD. We have devised a strong global plan for delivering this treatment […]

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 […]

Corporate Partners

Executive Summaries (outlines) of “More Than Non-Profit”, “Non-Lucratif et Encore”, and “Beyond For-Profit Only” versions of our Business Plans are attached below. The full Business Plans (in three versions) are attached as PDFs below the Executive Summaries. Certified copies will be sent to entities or individuals who respond to our RFPP (Request for Proposals to […]

About SCCF

The Sickle Cell Cure Foundation, Inc. (SCCF) is a nonprofit corporation registered in the State of Oklahoma. Its 501(C) (3) status has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service of the United States as of February 12, 2007. Thus, all donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible. The date of SCCF’s incorporation was July 28, 2006.