Beijing-based Brian Yang is a senior writer in charge of overall China coverage within the APAC Pharma news team. A veteran journalist, he has written extensively on pharmaceutical R&D, regulatory affairs and market access for PharmAsia News. Brian’s intimate industry knowledge and in-depth analysis has won wide praise and helped secure exclusive interviews with top biopharma executives.
He has led a team of writers to provide industry-leading coverage on key issues such as multi-regional clinical trials, priority reviews and go-to-market strategies in a highly-dynamic and fast-changing market, with the on-the-ground coverage consistently ranked among the top-read in PharmAsia News.
Prior to joining Informa, Brian worked as a foreign affairs correspondent for two TV networks and web editor for an international radio station. Trilingual in Mandarin Chinese, English and Japanese, he obtained his BA degree from China and an MA degree from Japan.
Latest From Brian Yang
While many pharma firms in China choose to partner with US companies, Jiangsu Hengrui is relying on itself to go global. The Chinese pharma giant is betting on its newly established US subsidiary Luzsana in a major move to make its wide-ranging products more available, accessible and affordable to patients in the US and the rest of the world.
Home-grown Chinese mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are more effective than domestic inactivated virus-based shots, new trial results show.
China’s largest commercial center and pharma industry hub reopens after over two months of strict lockdown.
Even at $2.40 per test, tens of millions of tests provided add up quickly to deplete China’s medical insurance pool. Now the government wants localities to step and pay.
BeiGene, Ascentage Pharma and I-Mab will be among the first Chinese pharma firms to report clinical trial results for their innovative drug candidates at this year’s ASCO meeting.
China's main pharma hub of Shanghai reported sector output has plunged by more than half due in large part to the prolonged lockdown, while 58% of surveyed foreign companies in China across all industries project declining revenue.