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

PureTech’s long view on biopharma

By , Globe Staff

Having hatched a dozen companies, PureTech is betting big with a hybrid model more common across the Atlantic.

Stock market drop stokes local fears

By and , Globe Staff

Queasy investors may be reluctant to continue pouring money into Boston-area real estate development, life sciences startups, and biotech IPOs.

Promising genetic research yields big patent battle

By , Globe Staff

Rarely have so many lawyers argued so long over a medical technology that has yet to produce a treatment for a single patient.

ConforMIS taking a custom-fit approach to joint replacements

By , Globe Staff

Bedford-based ConforMIS is using imaging software to design custom-made implants.