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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Latest From Jung Won Shin
GemVax unveils positive topline results for South Korean Phase II study of novel peptide drug targeting patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease, raising hopes for the upcoming US trials.
Daewoong Pharmaceutical has successfully completed a Phase III clinical trial of next generation gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) drug candidate in South Korea, but strong competition awaits from approved P-CAB drugs of CJ Healthcare and Takeda.
Novel antifungal T-2307, discovered by FUJIFILM Toyama, works by selectively disrupting mitochondrial function. Excelra and Maruho team up to repurpose existing drugs.
South Korea’s unicorn biotech Voronoi is counting on its novel lung cancer therapy to become a game changer in the market thanks to its high target selectivity and brain permeability.
Celltrion plans to launch its new subcutaneous formulation of Remsima in Europe next year beginning with Germany and then to get approvals for all indications by mid-2020. It has indicated that prices will be higher than first-line anti-TNF treatments but competitive with second-line rheumatoid arthritis treatments, as it pursues a strategy to gain substantial market share.
SK Biopharmaceuticals receives US approval for novel anti-epileptic drug, marking a major milestone for the South Korean firm in its goal of becoming a fully integrated global pharma and potentially boosting its huge planned IPO. Through its US subsidiary, the SK Group company will independently market and sell the product in the world’s biggest single market.