Research foundations tight-lipped about investment losses

Silversides, Ann
January 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/20/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 2, p165
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the tougher grant competitions at health research agencies and foundations due to the financial crisis in Canada in 2009. It states that although no one offered detailed figures, the foundations reported that they are in good conditions. It notes that other foundations hoped that they will eventually recover from the losses in their portfolios. It also discusses the investment strategies of Canada's major health research foundations.


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