About Us

Mission, Grant Aims

  1. Establish a center of excellence for the study of hemoglobinopatheis, iron metabolism, and  oxygen sensing
  2. [Client should clarify AIM 2, not in documents submitted]
  3. Educate and train minority students and fellows
  4. Expand and enhance the research advances made by the Howard University Research Scientist Program in clinical and molecular aspects of sickle cell disease, iron metabolism, and oxygen sensing
  5. Enhance and facilitate existing collaborations within and outside of Howard University and share existing resources


[Client should detail Phase 1 and provide a brief description of Phase 2]


  1. Steering Committee
  2. External Advisory Board