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

Morphic signs $100 million licensing deal with AbbVie

By , Globe Staff

The Waltham startup will work on developing treatments for fibrosis-related conditions.

New chemical eyed in fight vs. Alzheimer’s

By , Globe Staff

A Cambridge biotech startup is using a new method to gauge the health of synapses in people’s brains as it prepares to test an experimental medicine to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

Warp Drive Bio bought by California company

By , Globe Staff

Under the deal, the Cambridge biotech’s local operations will be shut down. The combined firm will consolidate to an office in Redwood City, Calif.

In the red-hot race to fill biotech jobs, benefits abound

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts biotechnology sector is growing so fast that employers are offering increasingly generous — and almost unheard of — benefits to attract and keep workers.