Founders Hope New Venture-Capital Fund Will Spur Medical, Biotechnology Research


    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid

Abstract

Lack of a coherent industrial strategy and venture capital have hindered scientific researchers in Canada, but the Canadian Medical Discoveries Fund (CMDF) Inc.hopes to change that. Under the leadership of Dr. Henry Friesen, president of the Medical Research Council of Canada, and Dr. Calvin Stiller, head of the multiorgan transplant unit at University Hospital, London, Ont., the new fund proposes to invest in promising medical and biotechnology research companies in Canada. The research council's peer-review system gives the new fund scientific credibility.

    loading  Loading Related Articles