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

Onetime Pfizer counsel joins Polaris

By Robert Weisman , Globe Staff

Boston venture capital firm Polaris Partners hired Amy Schulman as a venture partner.

Experts call on judge to block Partners’ hospital takeovers

By Robert Weisman , Globe Staff

The group warned that the agreement with Martha Coakley to allow the deals is unlikely to contain rising medical costs.

Tests suggest limits to Vertex’s cystic fibrosis treatment

By Carolyn Y. Johnson and Robert Weisman , Globe Staff

Two teams of scientists showed that the medications in the two-drug regimen interfere with each other.

Tufts Medical Center reaches deal with South End clinic

By Robert Weisman , Globe Staff

The teaching hospital hopes to improve health care services available to residents of Boston’s South End and lower Roxbury neighborhoods.