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Matthew Herper has covered medical innovation — both its promise and its perils — for two decades, chronicling the rise of genetic medicine and the ballooning cost of new drugs. Along the way, he’s profiled major figures from Martin Shkreli to Bill Gates.Before joining STAT News, he covered science and medicine for Forbes from 2000 to 2018, writing 17 covers and building the Forbes Healthcare Summit into an industry-leading event.Herper received his bachelor of science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his master of science in journalism from Columbia University.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Matthew Herper and other top speakers and celebrities.

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