Articles By Rob Wright, Chief Editor 2011-2021
Got Your Zoom On?5/3/2021
The majority of my interviews have been over the phone. As for how many interviews for feature articles I’ve conducted via Zoom, the number is exactly two — both appearing in this issue.
How An Industry Outsider Became A Biopharma CEO5/3/2021
John Fowler had never worked in biopharma before. That didn’t stop his best friend — a scientist — from asking Fowler to lead the biotech startup he had been working on. It was a risk to both the company’s future — and their friendship.
How Has The Pandemic Impacted You — And Your People?4/6/2021
Disruption of life routines by COVID-19 provide a CNS opportunity on multiple fronts.
The Making Of A CFO — A Conversation With J&J’s Joseph Wolk4/1/2021
Joe Wolk’s father spent 40 years working at the nearby J&J manufacturing facility. Now, Joe has reached the top of the organization as CFO. His path getting there, though, didn’t start in pharma.
The Streak — Is Over4/1/2021
Our previous 16 regular issues of LSL (excluding the annual outlook issue) featured a biopharmaceutical company CEO on the cover. But our cover features aren’t limited to the CEO, as this month’s issue shows with our feature on J&J’s CFO Joe Wolk.
Is Biopharma's Reputation Back?3/26/2021
While biopharma's response to COVID-19 has started to turnaround the industry's sagging reputation, one successful response to one crisis does not a reputation save.
Enanta Pharmaceuticals: From Failure To Formidable3/1/2021
While working at a VC firm, Jay Luly, Ph.D., was tasked with assessing if Enanta Pharmaceuticals could be turned around, or if it should be shut down. Today the company is probably one of the most productive Big Pharma R&D engines you’ve never heard of — until now.
I Just Love A Good Turnaround Success Story3/1/2021
IBM and GE are some famous business-focused turnaround stories, but this month we;’ve got a memorable one from the biopharma industry.
Two Immigrants, One Unique Plan For A Biopharma2/1/2021
This is the story of how an intrapreneur and an entrepreneur came together to cofound and co-lead a pharmaceutical company that leverages the best of what the U.S. and China have to offer toward discovering and developing new oncology therapeutics.