Dipnarine MaharajMBChB, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, FACP
Dr. Dipnarine Maharaj is the founder and Medical Director of the South Florida Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant Institute, one of the few completely outpatient bone marrow/stem cell transplant facilities in the United States. He was also involved in the establishment of bone marrow/ stem cell transplant programs at the University of Miami and for other communities in Florida. He has been involved with clinical research studies using stem cells in the areas of cardiac regeneration, neurodegenerative diseases, and cancer treatments. Most recently, he has secured an Investigator-initiated IND from the FDA to study a novel treatment of solid tumors using only healthy white blood cells.
Dr. Maharaj earned both his medical degree and research doctorate at the University of Glasgow Medical School. He is also certified in Internal Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians of the UK, and has accreditations in Hematology, specializing in oncology and bone marrow transplantation. He has been a lecturer on Internal medicine, hematology, and bone marrow transplantation at medical schools and universities in the US and Europe, and is currently Professor at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, UMMSM regional campus at Florida Atlantic University.