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.
Latest From Jung Won Shin
Through a licensing-out deal with ORIC for its EGFR/HER2 exon-20 inhibitor, South Korea's Voronoi hopes to gain from its new partner's commercialization experience in NSCLC. The alliance aims to build a potentially best-in-class presence in a competitive landscape.
Curon thinks tenalisib can offer a differentiated and safe new therapy for hematologic cancers such as multiple forms of lymphoma. Axis and PharmaEssentia team up on TCR therapy R&D in Taiwan.
Korean venture Helixmith faces another setback following a missed Phase III endpoint for its plasmid DNA neuropathy candidate, with its shares plunging after it warned of a possible delay in a planned rights offering, amid concerns from minority shareholders over other investment losses.
Following last year’s license pact with Arvelle in Europe and a US launch earlier this year, SK Biopharmaceuticals’ sizable deal with Ono now paves the way for the South Korean company to enter the Japanese market and further expand antiepileptic cenobamate’s global presence.
With multiple South Korean INDs to begin Phase III trials with its SGLT-2 inhibitor enavogliflozin, Daewoong is aiming to speed domestic and global development of the potentially best-in-class drug for type 2 diabetes.
Plus deals involving BioAtla/BeiGene, OliX/Thea, Chugai/Argenx, Shionogi/HanaVax, TaiGen/Luminairie, Novartis/1Yao.com, Sperogenix/Minoryx, Quantum/Orient EuroPharma and AtomWise/GC Pharma.