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

Broad Institute targets blood-draw diagnostics

By , Globe Staff

The Gerstner Center will focus on developing a blood biopsy that would monitor a patient’s response to chemotherapy, radiation, or immunotherapy with molecular precision.

In rap video, Insys opioid salesmen boasted of their prowess

By , Globe Staff

“Insys Therapeutics, that is our name,” the associates sang. “We’re raising the bar and we’re changing the game.”

Former CEO says Insys founder pushed for higher doses of opioid

By , Globe Staff

Michael Babich, former Insys Therapeutics chief executive, said John Kapoor complained about the rollout of the drug Subsys as the “worst [expletive] launch in pharmaceutical history.”

Associate of PixarBio founder pleads guilty in fraud scheme

By , Globe Staff

M. Jay Herod admitted to manipulating trading of Medford company’s stock, and to cashing in on the deception.