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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Daiichi Sankyo obtains rights to antiemetic Nasea and the anti-hypertension drugs Perdipine and Oldeca. Mitsubishi Tanabe licenses Asian rights to Viela’s inebilizumab for a rare eye disorder.
The ongoing battle between Korea's Medytox and Daewoong Pharm over the source of the botulinum toxin strain in Daewoong’s product looks set to rumble on until a trade commission unveils the results of its probe next year.
Emerging Company Profile: South Korea-based ILIAS Biologics aims to establish an exosome therapeutic development pathway using its platform technology EXPLOR, which is said to enable loading large therapeutic proteins into exosomes and stably deliver encapsulated cargo proteins to target cells.
The JV to be called JAGUAHR Therapeutics will focus on the AhR pathway. Simcere acquires Chinese rights to JW’s gout candidate.
Despite failing to meet the primary endpoint in recent top-line Phase III results, Elevar Therapeutics (formerly LSK BioPharma) is hopeful that rivoceranib still has potential in late-stage gastric cancer based on generally positive full efficacy data from the global Phase III study presented at ESMO.
Celltrion has set out plans to market directly its subcutaneous version of infliximab in Europe. The firm has just received a nod that sets the stage for approval across the EU, albeit with more limited indications than the existing intravenous version.