Ben Adams

Ben Adams
Ben Adams
Senior Editor

Ben Adams is a business, science and healthcare journalist who has worked as an editor for the UK publication Pharmafocus, as a group editor for Pharmaceutical Marketing Europe, as well as a features and news writer for the BMJ and the Pharmaceutical Journal. He has an especial interest in market access, drug pricing and the ethics of the life sciences industry and has been heavily involved in ensuring that the need for greater clinical study transparency remains on the agenda for the industry. On the personal side, he enjoys reading esoteric pieces of literary fiction from Charles Williams, Will Self, Ros Barber and Milan Kundera, and is currently awaiting the publication of his own set of literary juvenilia, coming to a second-hand bookshop no-where near anyone soon. Ben is based on the south coast of England and can be reached at [email protected]

Stories by Ben Adams

Fierce 15

FierceBiotech's 2019 Fierce 15

This has been a year for IPOs and buyouts—but private and independent preclinical biotechs are our focus, and we honor them with our Fierce 15 award.
Five Prime's Rusty Williams

Five Prime Therapeutics loses CEO

Less than two years after taking the reins from founding chief Rusty Williams, Five Prime Therapeutics CEO Aron Knickerbocker is exiting the company.

Black Diamond grabs trio of new R&D execs

After a whirlwind year and two quick-fire raises, cancer startup Black Diamond Therapeutics has nabbed Yumanity, Merck KGaA and SR One veterans to help head up its research work.