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.

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As Kendall Square grows, so do the traffic jams

By , Globe Staff

People commuting to their jobs in this innovation hub face some of the state’s worst traffic on a daily basis.

Vertex wins key approval for cystic fibrosis treatment

By , Globe Staff

The 12-1 vote by an influential advisory committee comes ahead of the FDA’s ruling, scheduled for July 5.

FDA questions benefits of Vertex cystic fibrosis treatment

By , Globe Staff

The FDA questioned the effect and contribution of one of the two drugs in a combination cystic fibrosis therapy.

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An ad man, a band, and cash for a camp


Jack Connors could use some good vibrations to make sure his beloved Long Island camp for inner-city kids opens without a hitch this summer.