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Jul 21, 2014

20 Top-Paid Research Institute Leaders of 2014

Meet the top dogs of academia.

20 Top-Paid Research Institute Leaders of 2014

Which nonprofit research executives are raking it in this year? [isak55 – Shutterstock]

  • #10. Bruce Stillman, Ph.D.

    Title: President and CEO

    Institution: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    2012 calendar year: $757,778

    2011 calendar year: $745,552

    % Change: 1.6%

  • #9. Edison T. Liu M.D.

    Title: President and CEO, 2012–present; President, Human Genome Organization (HUGO), 2007–2012

    Institution: The Jackson Laboratory

    2012 calendar year: $908,4232

    2011 calendar year: N/A3

    % Change: N/A

  • #8. Jeffrey M. Trent, Ph.D.

    Title: President and Scientific Director4

    Institution: Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)

    13 months ending December 31, 2012: $914,4455,6

    FY ending November 30, 2011: $1,346,4355,6

    % Change: -32.1%

  • #7. William R. Brody, M.D., Ph.D.

    Title: President

    Institution: The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

    FY ending June 30, 2012: $946,823

    FY ending June 30, 2011: $951,743

    % Change: -0.5%

  • #6. Kristiina Vuori, M.D., Ph.D.

    Title: President and Interim CEO7

    Institution: Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

    FY ending September 30, 2012: $1,102,8907

    FY ending September 30, 2011: $1,011,7537

    % Change: 9.0%

  • #5. David M. Chao, Ph.D.

    Title: President and CEO8

    Institution: Stowers Institute for Medical Research

    2012 calendar year: $1,240,569

    2011 calendar year: $1,180,916

    % Change: 5.1%

  • #4. Robert Tjian, Ph.D.

    Title: President9

    Institution: Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    FY ending August 31, 2013: $1,317,918

    FY ending August 31, 2012: $1,199,437

    % Change: 9.9%

  • #3. John C. Reed, M.D., Ph.D.

    Title: CEO, 2010–2013; President and CEO, 2002–201010

    Institution: Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

    FY ending June 30, 2012: $1,369,926

    FY ending June 30, 2011: $1,476,406

    % Change: -7.2%

  • #2. Richard A. Lerner, M.D.11

    Title: President and CEO, 1991–2012;11 Researcher, Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, where he is an Institute Professor and the Lita Annenberg Hazen Professor of Immunochemistry, 2012–present; director of predecessor organization, 1987–1991

    Institution: The Scripps Research Institute

    FY ending September 30, 2012: $1,370,560

    FY ending September 30, 2011: $1,370,494

    % Change: 0.005%

  • #1. Stephen M. Prescott, M.D.

    Title: President

    Institution: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

    FY ending June 30, 2013: $1,908,38312

    FY ending June 30, 2012: $1,249,438

    % Change: 17.9%


Readers' Comments

Posted 08/16/2014 by GEORGE MCNAMARA

Title President
Agency The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department President's Office
Gender Male
Hire Date 06/13/2011
Salary $1,404,000
Current as of February 6, 2012 http://www.texastribune.org/library/data/government-employee-salaries/the-university-of-texas-md-anderson-cancer-center/ronald-a-depinho/1295285/

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