Science writer for @forbeshealth, @FiercePharma, CURE et al; author of Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures (

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Arlene Weintraub is a journalist and author with 20 years of experience writing about healthcare, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Her first book, Selling the Fountain of Youth (Basic Books 2010), is an expose on the anti-aging industry. Her upcoming book, Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Se...

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“Gene therapy will be the key driver for alternative payment models” predicts @Datamonitor_TI as enthusiasm rises for $JUNO and other players  via @forbeshealth @Pharma_Intell
RT @forbeshealth: Celgene's rumored acquisition of CAR-T developer Juno has ignited investor enthusiasm for gene therapy. But concerns about how the healthcare system will afford these pricey new treatments persist
Do #testosterone replacement drugs raise the risk of heart attack and stroke? That question is at the heart of a major class action lawsuit - and it plagued $LPCN during a negative FDA advisory panel on its drug Tlando  via @forbeshealth
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a writer and editor at Tucson Lifestyle magazine.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

E-mail only, please.

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Learn every possible way there is to tell stories through multimedia by gaining skills in everything from video to coding.


New York Press Club Award

2007 - Consumer News
"Selling the Promise of Youth," BusinessWeek Magazine

New York Press Club Award

2006 - Consumer News
"The Digital Hospital," BusinessWeek Magazine