Robert Weisman

Weisman covers the healthcare and life sciences industries for the Business section. He was a business reporter and editor for the Hartford Courant and the Seattle Times before joining the Globe in 2000.

Latest stories

Flex Pharma developing treatments for muscle cramps

By , Globe Staff

The Boston startup’s goal is to develop treatments for a painful condition for which there are no clinically proven products.

Biogen Idec reports death of patient on its MS pill

By , Globe Staff

The Cambridge biotech company said the patient died after getting a rare brain infection.

AbbVie terminates deal to take over Shire

By , Globe Staff

Shire is based in Ireland but has its US headquarters in Lexington.

New Cubist Pharmaceuticals chief executive will be Robert J. Perez

By , Globe Staff

The surprise move raised questions whether the Lexington company will continue to expand or succumb to a takeover.