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Robert H. Broyles, PhD

The Sickle Cell Cure Foundation, Inc.
601 NW, 13th Street
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Robert H. Broyles is founder and president of The Sickle Cell Cure Foundation. He earned a BS in chemistry and PhD in biochemistry from Wake Forest University and its medical Centre and obtained post-doctoral training with a National Institute of Health fellowship from Florida State University.

His current appointments are professor of biochemistry & molecular biology and professor of paediatrics (Adjunct) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre (OUHSC).

Dr. Broyles has served as Senior Scientist at the National Institutes of Health in the haematology 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.


Research Interest:

– Regulation of gene expression as applied to sickle cell disease, malaria, cancer, neurological & cardiovascular diseases, diabetes

– Organ culture techniques, especially as applied to liver

– Stem cell differentiation and molecular engineering by gene regulation therapy

– Natural products & biological molecules as pharmaceuticals/nutraceuticals