Arlene Weintraub


Award-winning writer specializing in science and health care

Copyright © 2010-2014 by Arlene Weintraub

Arlene Weintraub is a journalist and author with over 15 years of experience writing about health care, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Her first book, Selling the Fountain of Youth (Basic Books 2010), is an expose on the anti-aging industry. Her second book, scheduled to be published by ECW Press in 2015, brings to life the world of comparative oncology--the many ways dogs are helping in the war on cancer. Weintraub's freelance pieces have been published in the New York Times, US News & World Report, More, New Scientist, USA Today,, FierceMarkets and other media outlets. 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. Weintraub 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.