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.

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Meditation breaks, mindfulness moments, and performance reviews based on the “wheel of life.”

Leerink Partners bought for $280m by Silicon Valley Bank parent

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The Boston-based bank has managed dozens of life sciences initial public offerings and helped arrange financing rounds for venture-backed companies.

Errik Anderson joining Biomatics Capital Partners

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New Hampshire entrepreneur is also the founder of Boston’s first pro rugby team.

Cambridge biotech Tango signs $50m deal with drug giant Gilead

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Local startup is working on cancer treatments that use DNA sequencing.