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

Philips to move company headquarters from Andover to Cambridge

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The health care tech giant says about 2,000 employees will work in the new building by 2020.

Baby boomers destroyed their hearing. Biotech is trying to fix it

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At least half a dozen biotechs, including two well-funded local startups, are working on potential breakthroughs in the way hearing loss is treated.

For some, the later years signal it’s time for a life change

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Many baby boomers ask what they can do with the rest of their lives. Those who reinvent themselves are the outliers, and have much to teach others contemplating a second act.

Biogen shares drop after Alzheimer’s drug trial setback

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The move comes after the Cambridge biotech reported that an experimental Alzheimer’s drug showed disappointing results in a mid-stage clinical trial.