Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 5, 2012



Curis, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Delaware   000-30347   04-3505116

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

4 Maguire Road, Lexington, MA   02421
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 503-6500

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 5, 2012, the compensation committee of the board of directors of Curis, Inc. (the “Company”) approved base salary increases for the 2012 fiscal year for the Company’s executive officers. The following table sets forth information regarding each executive officer’s 2012 base salary:



   2012 Base
Salary (1)

Daniel R. Passeri

   $ 450,000   

Michael P. Gray

   $ 350,000   

Mark W. Noel

   $ 225,000   

Changgeng Qian, Ph.D., M.D.

   $ 275,000   

Maurizio Voi, M.D.

   $ 400,000   


(1) Base salary increases are effective January 1, 2012.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: January 6, 2012     By:  

/s/ Michael P. Gray

      Michael P. Gray
      Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer