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M. Nielsen Hobbs

Executive Editor

Washington DC
M. Nielsen Hobbs has more than 20 years of experience covering the pharmaceutical industry, and writes frequently about the intersection of business, regulation, science and politics. Before joining the “The Pink Sheet” he worked for Congressional Quarterly. Hobbs enjoys discussing BB-8 almost as much as he enjoys talking about 351(k).
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