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The Connor Dunn Endowment in Cardiometabolic Health

Established through the generosity of the Dunn Family, the Connor Dunn Endowment was created to galvanize research, teaching and clinical efforts in cardiometabolic health and cardiovascular disease prevention. At this pivotal moment, new modes of discovery and innovation, inspired by interdisciplinary exchange, are essential to tackling some of the most devastating problems facing humankind today, including heart disease, obesity, high cholesterol, fatty liver diseases, and other cardiometabolic problems.

From left: John Mazziotta, Tamer Sallam, Kirk Dunn and Chancellor Gene Block. Photo: Todd Cheney

UCLA cardiology receives $2 million to establish Connor Dunn Endowed Fund

The UCLA Division of Cardiology has received a $2 million gift from a UCLA alumnus to endow research focused on cardiovascular and cardiometabolic health.

Alumnus Kirk Dunn made the gift in honor of his late son, Connor Dunn. The Connor Dunn Endowed Fund in Preventive Cardiovascular Health will help further the work of Dr. Tamer Sallam...