Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard is an independent research institution dedicated to accelerating the pace at which the world conquers disease.
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Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic, debilitating illnesses. Scientists still lack a complete picture of how and why they develop.
Schizophrenia affects one out of every 100 people worldwide. But research on schizophrenia and other serious psychiatric illnesses has been stalled for decades.
Broad Institute pursues high-impact projects focused on major human diseases.
Private philanthropy has played a critical role at Broad Institute from the very beginning.