Arlene Weintraub


Award-winning writer specializing in science and health care

Copyright © 2010-2014 by Arlene Weintraub

Arlene Weintraub has over 15 years of experience writing about health care, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Her freelance pieces have been published in the New York Times, US News & World Report, More, New Scientist, USA Today,, FierceMarkets and other media outlets. Her book about the anti-aging industry, Selling the Fountain of Youth, was published by Basic Books in 2010. She was previously a senior health writer based out of the New York City headquarters of BusinessWeek, where she wrote hundreds of articles that explored both the science and business of health. She also worked as an editor for, covering the biotech industry on the East Coast, as well as technology, life sciences and clean technology companies in the greater New York City area. She has won awards from the New York Press Club, the Association of Health Care Journalists, the Foundation for Biomedical Research, and the American Society of Business Publication Editors.