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How Will It End?
The decision by J.P. Morgan to make the 2022 annual healthcare conference fully virtual, inspires reflection on the past and advocacy for the future, in this final blog by Rob Wright, retired chief editor, Life Science Leader.  Continue Reading..
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When Will Biopharma Be Back In The Office?
Three biopharmaceutical executives discuss plans around their company getting back to in-office operations.  Continue Reading..
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Mental Wellness — The Next Big Thing
Recent events of female athletes expressing the need to focus on their mental health seems to point toward mental wellness being one of the next big things, along with women leaders being willing to "rewrite the rules."  Continue Reading..
How Has The Pandemic Impacted You — And Your People?
Disruption of life routines by COVID-19 provide a CNS opportunity on multiple fronts.   Continue Reading..
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Is Biopharma's Reputation Back?
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.  Continue Reading..
Are We On The Precipice Of Unprecedented Collaboration In Biopharma?
The recent announcement of Sanofi agreeing to help produce Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine could represent biopharma's entry into a period of unprecedented collaboration.  Continue Reading..
Let’s Talk About JPM 2021
Rob Wright, chief editor of Life Science Leader, shares thoughts on attending the 39th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference (JPM) which was 100% virtual this year.  Continue Reading..
What Went Right In 2020? My Top 5 List
Life Science Leader's Rob Wright reviews five things that went right in 2020.  Continue Reading..
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What Would You Do?
A call with a young reader reveals a biopharmaceutical industry mentorship opportunity beyond science.  Continue Reading..
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What Does Travel Look Like For You In 2021?
With the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare conference going virtual in January of 2021, Rob Wright asks readers about their business travel plans for next year, and includes anonymized thoughts on posed questions from two Life Science Leader editorial advisory board members.  Continue Reading..
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Rob Wright

Rob Wright was chief editor of Life Science Leader magazine from 2011-2021. Prior to joining the publication, he spent nearly 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry. During his industry career, Wright conducted well over 1,000 presentations and roundtable discussions, including the facilitation of FDA-mandated clinical training programs for hundreds of licensed healthcare providers. He has chaired, moderated, and served as a speaker at industry and academic conferences, and served as co-chair for the 2015 and 2018 BIO International conference’s educational planning committee. Wright’s 500+ published articles have appeared in peer-reviewed academic journals, B2B magazines and online publications. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, MBA with distinction from Gannon University, and completed his doctoral coursework in marketing at Cleveland State University. He is a member of international business honor societies Sigma Beta Delta and Beta Gamma Sigma. He can be followed on Twitter @RfwrightLSL