The David Baltimore Chair in Biomedical Research at Whitehead Institute

Named after Nobel prize-winning scientist David Baltimore, the David Baltimore Chair honors his tremendous legacy as the first Director of Whitehead Institute. Under Baltimore’s leadership, Whitehead Institute became one of the world’s preeminent institutions for foundational biomedical research. The Baltimore Chair will be held by a senior Member of the Institute.

In addition to providing a tangible investment in that eminent investigator’s long-term research program, this endowed professorship will be a vibrant recognition of their distinguished record of accomplishment 

The Baltimore Chair will be underwritten through endowment gifts totaling $5 million. For more information on supporting this endowment, please contact Sharon Stanczak, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, at or 617.852.5806.