Focused on investing in scientific and technological advances in health care



  • Growth investment style that employs bottom-up, analyst-driven stock selection based on proprietary fundamental research and investment insights
  • Focus on durability/sustainability of growth rather than absolute growth rates
  • We believe new growth opportunities and significant alpha generation can result from correct analysis of new product opportunities



Composite Inception: 6/30/99
Strategy AUM: $1.9 Billion as of 3/31/20
Benchmark: S&P Composite 1500 Health Care Index
No. of Holdings: Typically 70 – 90
Top Ten Positions: 30 - 50% of portfolio
Cash: <5%
Available Vehicles:


David Chan, CFA

David Chan, CFA

Managing Director

David Chan, CFA

Managing Director

Debra Netschert

Debra Netschert

Managing Director

Debra Netschert

Managing Director


Our Health Sciences strategy is managed by two portfolio managers who also serve as two of the strategy’s dedicated analysts. The team is supported by Jennison’s broader research staff, three of whom are active contributors to the Health Sciences strategy.

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As of March 31, 2020Qtr1 Year3 Year5 Year10 YearSince Inception
Health Sciences Equity Composite - Gross-13.2-
Health Sciences Equity Composite - Net*-13.4-
S&P Composite 1500 Health Care Index-12.9-

*For periods prior to 11/1/13, net of fee performance is presented net of Jennison’s actual advisory fees and transaction costs. For periods beginning 11/1/13, net of fee performance reflects the deduction of a model fee. It is net of transaction costs and is calculated based on the highest tier of the fee schedule in effect for the respective period (1.00%), which may not reflect the actual historical fees applied to accounts in the Composite.
Source: Jennison/Standard & Poor’s or FT Interactive Data Corporation. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Performance results are calculated in US dollars and reflect reinvestment of dividends and other earnings. Inception of Health Sciences Equity Composite: 6/30/99. Periods greater than 1 year are annualized. Please refer to the GIPS presentation for additional details, important performance information and disclosures.


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