Matthew Herper

Matthew Herper

Forbes reporter covering science and medicine

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Bernie Sanders Suggests He Won't Release Full Medical Records

Two Old Jews Argue Over Whose Arteries Are Worse

If I worked at a tabloid, my front page pitch: Bloom Hits 'Berg.

So will this lead any companies to develop coronavirus treatments without taxpayer funds?

Watch: VCs have to predict the future. Here’s what three of them expect next in biotech via @statnews 

Look at this eyeball! The amazing @meggophone  on new techniques to turn organs transparent -- and get amazing 3-D pictures of them.

Roche confirms departure of gene therapy pioneer Kathy High


Start here and read all the tweets. This is amazing.

Suprise, genomics folks! $ILMN is buying $PACB for $1.2 billion. I spoke to CEO Francis deSouza about why.

‘Stunning’ gap: Canadians with cystic fibrosis outlive Americans by a decade via @statnews 

This news is a cautionary tale for anyone believing that Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, or (A)nyone is going to come from tech and make easy progress in healthcare. This stuff is hard.

This morning, Forbes is reducing our estimate of Elizabeth Holmes' net worth to nothing. Here is our reasoning.

U.S. cancer death rate drops by largest annual margin ever, report says. The drop in deaths seems to have been accelerated by recent lung cancer treatment advances.

The FDA Is Basically Approving Everything. Here's The Data To Prove It

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Fantastic opinion piece. "I have spinal muscular atrophy. Critics of the $2 million new gene therapy are missing the point."

#VaccinesWork. Like or share this post and the @BillGates  and @melindagates  Foundation will donate $1 to Unicef.

Tweeting this a second time, because it really blows my mind.