Fletcher B. Taylor Jr., who has spent more than two decades as a scientist at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, has endowed a chair at the foundation.
Taylor's gift will establish the Alvin Chang Chair in Cardiovascular Biology. The chair is named in honor of Taylor's longtime senior research assistant, who died in May.
In his warm, quiet way, he complemented every aspect of our laboratory research, Taylor said of Chang, and he passed those virtues on to the next generation of people in the lab.
Taylor, a physician-scientist, came to OMRF in 1982. He headed the cardiovascular biology research program for 10 years and remains a member of OMRF's …