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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Among the Korean firms presenting at J.P. Morgan, Hanmi laid out its strategy for obesity and other core pipeline assets, Celltrion focused on its expanding biosimilar pipeline and China plans and LG Chem unveiled new R&D progress.
BeiGene licenses antibody therapeutics for Castleman’s disease and high-risk neuroblastoma.
After a year full of disappointing and unexpected events, the South Korean pharma sector is hoping for a turnaround in 2020, with expected biosimilar launches in global markets, progress in drug pipelines, large IPOs and implementation of a new law on cutting-edge biologics.
BeiGene’s license agreement with Leap Therapeutics covers Asia, except for Japan, along with Australia and New Zealand. Apollomics obtains rights in China and beyond to GlycoMimetics’ e-selectin antagonists.
From being generics-focused to becoming innovators and leaders in biosimilars, Scrip takes a look at how the Korean pharma sector and environment have evolved over the past 10 years.
The South Korean pharma/biotech industry suffered a series of negative blows in 2019 but there were still notable achievements including major drug approvals and large-scale licensing deals.