U.Va. Health System names its first chief innovation officer
The University of Virginia Health System has named Jeffrey Keller its first chief innovation officer.
The health system said Keller will help turn scientific discoveries into new and better treatments.
Keller, 41, has worked in biomedical research, business and the development of early stage technologies. He has a doctorate in cell and developmental biology from Vanderbilt University and performed post-doctorate research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s David H. Koch Center for Integrative Cancer Research.
Keller has also worked as an investment banker and in operating roles at GE Healthcare and most recently founded a company that develops molecular diagnostics to improve the management of urological cancers.