Polaris Partners

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Amy Schulman, who recently left her job as general counsel at Pfizer Inc. in New York, began work this week at Boston venture capital firm Polaris Partners. The firm’s first female venture partner, Schulman, 53, will work with early-stage companies in health care and life sciences. She also will serve as chief executive of a Polaris-backed startup, Arsia Therapeutics. Globe reporter Robert Weisman talked with Schulman last week outside Arsia’s lab at the Lab Central incubator in Cambridge. Here’s what he found out:More →