The University of Minnesota has announced a $35 million gift from Minnesota Masonic Charities, an organization that is the University’s largest single donor. This contribution will establish and name the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain, an interdisciplinary initiative focused on the early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders in early childhood and adolescence.
The money will be used to purchase a new advanced testing machine from America, which will accept blood samples from NHS hospitals to verify whether people have already had the virus.
The machine, a ‘Dynex high volume pipette diluter’, will boost testing from 600 to over 2,000 a day and will help the community once it has checked NHS and care workers.
The Freemasons’ Grand Charity and the Masonic Samaritan Fund In November 2014, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity and the Masonic Samaritan Fund donated £42,000 to one of our Nathalie Rose Barr PhD Studentships at Cambridge University. The three-year project is under the supervision of Professor Roger Keynes and Professor James Fawcett and is due to be … Read more