The 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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The Broad Institute pursues high-impact projects focused on major human diseases.

Private philanthropy has played a critical role at the Broad Institute from the very beginning.

Using a patient’s genetic information to tailor treatment is central to genomic medicine, and nowhere the approach made a greater impact than in cancer.

Rates of type 2 diabetes are on the rise throughout the world. But Latin American countries carry a disproportionately heavy burden.

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic, debilitating illnesses. Scientists still lack a complete picture of how and why they develop.

Transformative science requires visionary philanthropy. Our philanthropic partners include individuals, corporations, and foundations, who give in a variety of ways.

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