Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> December 2, 1999

Biotechnology Outlook : Jay B. Silverman – Robertson Stephens

JAY B. SILVERMAN is a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst with Robertson Stephens, covering first-generation biotechnology companies and other emerging biopharmaceutical firms. Previously, he spent five years as a Vice President and Senior Analyst for biotechnology and medical technology with Schroder Wertheim & Company. Mr. Silverman holds a Bachelor's degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Profile
TWST: Tell me why the biotech sector has done so well this year.

Mr. Silverman: I think there are several reasons. First and foremost,

the fundamentals have clearly been positive in most of