FIU Nursing Scholarships are investing in the future of nurses

Every year we fund Nursing Scholarships at Florida International University College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Here are a few samples of the letters of appreciation we received. “I’m very grateful for this scholarship! This money will help me pay for some of my expenses next semester (spring, 15). May God bless you so you […]

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On April 2, 2015, posted in: News by

Grand Opening Held for the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation BioNIUM Nanofabrication Facility

The new nanofabrication facility at the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute at the University of Miami (BioNIUM) gives researchers the latest technology to make major advances in the fast-growing field of biomedical nanotechnology. A grand opening for the cutting-edge “clean room” was held January 28 at UM’s Life Science and Technology Park. […]

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On February 10, 2015, posted in: News by

Nursing Scholarships Really Make a Difference

Here are some letters from the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation FIU Nursing Scholarship recipients 2013.  They speak for themselves. It is with great honor and pleasure that I receive this scholarship.  It will help me to pursue and better focus on my nursing education.  Your generous help and support is greatly appreciated.  Be assured […]

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On March 12, 2014, posted in: News by

Researchers Uncover 48 New Genetic Variants Associated with Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists of the International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium (IMSGC) have identified an additional 48 genetic variants influencing the risk of developing multiple sclerosis. This work nearly doubles the number of known genetic risk factors and thereby provides additional key insights into the biology of this debilitating neurological condition. The genes implicated by the newly identified […]

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On October 30, 2013, posted in: News by

International Collaboration Finds 11 New Alzheimer’s Genes to Target for Drug Discover.

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers played a key role in the largest international Alzheimer’s disease genetics collaboration to date, which identified 11 new regions of the genome that contribute to late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, doubling the number of potential genetics-based therapeutic targets to investigate. Published October 27 in Nature Genetics, the study gives […]

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On October 30, 2013, posted in: News by

Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation donates $35,000 for medicines

The Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation has donated $35,000 to Camillus House to purchase medications that are needed for the treatment of persons who are homeless and who come to Camillus for comprehensive healthcare. More than 80% of the patients seen by Camillus’ medical staff are uninsured and have no resources to purchase the medications […]

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On October 2, 2013, posted in: News by