Dr. Catarina Kiefe Named Inaugural Cutler Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research

Congratulations to Catarina Kiefe, who has been named the inaugural Cutler Chair in Biomedical Research. Melvin Cutler and his wife, Sandra, local philanthropists and long-time champions of the Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research, have generously endowed the Melvin S. and Sandra L. Cutler Chair in Biomedical Research in support of innovative basic science research at UMass Medical School.

“I am honored to be the first recipient of the Cutler Chair in Biomedical Research,” said Kiefe. “Mr. Cutler’s gift will allow us to complement our current funding sources and augment our overall efforts to develop new, fundamental insights that will drive the improvement of health care quality and outcomes for patients.”

For further details go to: http://www.umassmed.edu/news/2012/research/cutlers-endow-biomedical-research-chair.aspx