Dr. John T. Macdonald Department of Human Genetics

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, autism, multiple sclerosis, dementia, and loss of hearing and sight are some of the disease with genetic links found by the world-class researchers in the Dr. John T. Macdonald Department of Human Genetics...
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Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation School Health Initiative

Accessing primary healthcare is no longer a problem for more than 15,000 students at nine Miami-Dade public schools. The School Health Initiative provides on-site comprehensive care to underserved children in what has become a national model…
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Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute

Smaller than a millionth of a millimeter, they promise to carry tumor targeting drugs that don’t affect healthy cells, help “smart pills” detect glucose and release insulin, and strain tumor cells in the blood with an ultra-fine filter. It sounds like science fiction but…
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The Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation provides funding for programs and projects designed to improve, preserve or restore the health and healthcare of the people in Miami-Dade County.

About

Funding more than $40 million in grants during its 21-year history, supporting more than 300 community-based organizations, the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation…

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History

The Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation celebrated “20 Years of Planting Seeds of Success” in 2012. A special publication was created to outline its rich history.

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Grants

In addition to its three Signature Programs— School Health Initiative, Department of Human Genetics, and Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute…

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