Editors

Stacy Lawrence, Senior Editor

Stacy has been writing and editing about the business of emerging technologies for more than 15 years. Most recently, she was the biopharma business bureau editor with Elsevier. Prior to that, she was the finance columnist with biotechnology industry publication BioCentury. Stacy also has written for publications including Nature Biotechnology, San Francisco Business Times, New Scientist, MIT Technology Review, Business 2.0, and Wired. Stacy can be reached at slawrence@fiercemarkets.com.


Varun Saxena, News Editor

Varun Saxena is a news editor for Fierce Life Sciences. He edits and writes for FierceMedicalDevices and FierceDrugDelivery. Prior to joining Fierce he covered the medical device and diagnostics industry for "The Gray Sheet." He has had stints at The Indianapolis Star, the Chronicle of Higher Education and Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Varun is a graduate of George Washington University, from which he earned a Bachelor's in Economics. In addition, he has a Master's in Journalism from the University of Maryland.He is a member of the National Press Club and the South Asian Journalists Association. In his free time, he enjoys playing sports on the mall. Follow Varun on Twitter @varunsaxena2 or email him at vsaxena@fiercemarkets.com.


Joseph Keenan, Contributing Editor

Joe Keenan is editor of FierceAnimalHealth and a regular contributor to FierceMedicalDevices. Joe began his journalism career at The Kansas City Star and was a member of the staff awarded the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for reporting. He has been a correspondent and editor for United Press International, The Associated Press, Reuters and Bloomberg News, covering war, politics, sports and finance. He has published two novels and was a finalist for the Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award in 2013. You can contact him at jkeenan@fiercemarkets.com.


Emily Wasserman, Associate Editor

Emily Wasserman is an associate Life Sciences editor at FierceMarkets. Prior to joining Fierce, Emily completed her Master’s at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She specialized in magazine journalism, and also worked as a Health and Science reporter for the school’s wire news service. She covered topics ranging from America’s obesity epidemic to genetically modified fish, and her work appeared in local and national publications. In her spare time, Emily freelances for Fodor’s Travel and maintains personal food blog. You can contact her at ewasserman@fiercemarkets.com and follow her on Twitter at @EmilyWFierce.


Michael Gibney, Production Editor

Michael is the production editor with Fierce's life sciences group. He also writes for FierceDrugDelivery and FierceMedicalDevices. A graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism, Michael has worked as an editor for Patch.com in Connecticut and a writer for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle in Montana. Michael lives in Washington, D.C, and enjoys hiking, running and exploring the city's bookstores and movie theaters.


John D. Carroll, Editor-in-Chief

John D. Carroll is a biotech analyst with 36 years of experience in journalism that’s taken him all over the world--and back again. Appointed editor of FierceBiotech in 2003, he has covered everything from city hall in Kansas City, KS, to biotech in London. He contributed stories from Central America and Ireland to the Dallas Morning News and Time and wrote for the Houston Press and a medley of other publications. He spent six years as editor and then publisher of the Dallas Business Journal, was publisher of Texas Business for a brief stint and early in his career was part of a big team of reporters and editors at the Kansas City Star & Times that investigated the deadly 1981 disaster at a local Hyatt Regency. The newspapers won a 1982 Pulitzer for their collective work. Carroll lives in Vermont and travels frequently. He can be reached at john@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @JohnCFierce on Twitter.