Jonathan Saltzman

Jonathan Saltzman has worked at the Boston Globe since 2002 and currently covers biotechnology and the life sciences. He previously covered the federal and state courts and then spent six years on the Spotlight Team. He was part of a team that won a George Polk Award in 2012 for a series on the state’s unusually high rate of acquittal at bench trials for drunk driving. He was also a runner-up for other awards, including a Pulitzer Prize and Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, for a series of stories about dangerous off-campus housing for college students in Boston. Saltzman, a graduate of Brooklyn College, has worked at the Providence Journal, USA Today, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, and the Poughkeepsie Journal. He also co-hosted a daily magazine show for the NPR station in Rhode Island. He lives in Providence.

Latest stories

Biotech’s idea for a better ACL treatment gets funding from NFL players union

By , Globe Staff

Boston-based MIACH Orthopaedics Inc. working on technology it says could speed healing.

The FDA issues a warning: Teen vaping is ‘an epidemic’

By and Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

The Food and Drug Administration gave the five biggest vaping manufacturers 60 days to say how they will address teen use or face removal of their products from the market.

The smart money is on these researchers

By , Globe Staff

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute named 15 post-doctoral researchers who won fellowships that provide each with up to $1.4 million. Seven are from the Boston area.

Japanese drug giant Takeda will move its US headquarters to the Boston area

By and Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

The company already has a presence here and is in the process of buying Shire PLC — with operations in Lexington and Cambridge — for $64 billion.