Jung Won Shin
Jung Won is a reporter based in Seoul covering South Korea, most recently working for PharmAsia News. Her work covers corporate activities in the South Korean pharma/biotech sector as well as government policy and regulatory news. In her role, Jung Won focuses on R&D strategies, clinical development, licensing deals and other major corporate deals and activities in the country's pharma/biotech sector as well as major government measures or regulatory activities in the sector.
Prior to joining Informa, Jung Won worked for Dow Jones Newswires in Seoul, covering stories in various industries and government. Outside of work, she likes to travel and spend time with her family and friends.
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Genentech pays $30m up front in a collaboration with Bicycle in a deal that could bring the UK biotech roughly $1.7bn in total. Also, deals involving Nimble, Seattle Genetics, Five Prime, Fresenius, Vifor, Yuhan, Imnewrun, Paratek, Almirall, MBD, AzothBio, Norgine, Faes, Aspen Pharmacare, Swixx.
Korean vaccine specialist SK Bioscience moves to develop versatile platform technology to deal with outbreaks of infectious diseases such as the new coronavirus, as the number of infections in the country surges.
South Korea’s HLB has begun a new growth phase by taking over US-based clinical stage biotech firm Immunomic Therapeutics. Through the acquisition, it is poised to add new pipeline assets including a Phase II vaccine therapy for glioblastoma and proprietary lysosomal targeting technology.
After probing pharmacokinetic data flaws in the first US Phase III study for its gene therapy Engensis, Korea's Helixmith concludes that these stemmed from clinical operation issues. As a result, it admits a failure to meet the primary endpoint but is still moving forward with new trials given signals of efficacy and safety in an extended study.
Deal news from Strides Pharma, Pharmaceutics Intl., Cipla, Wanbury, AstraZeneca, Syntekabio, Arctoris, Mundipharma, Samsung Bioepis…
Genexine’s recent M&A activity and foreign partnerships underscore its strategy on pipeline innovative therapeutics and biobetters as well as preparations to secure future growth engines, the Korean firm's vice-president tells Scrip in an interview.