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
The head of the US arm of a major Korean government development institute talks to Scrip about why biotechs and pharma firms are flocking to Boston, how the organization is providing support and what the main challenges are.
Ausbiotech's CEO and the Australian government’s Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner in South Korea talk to Scrip on the sidelines of the Bio Korea 2022 meeting about what makes Australia an attractive clinical trial destination for Korean and other foreign pharma firms, as well as about collaborations and other opportunities between the two countries.
Taiho will pay Cullinan Oncology up to $405m for their joint venture and lead candidate for a form of lung cancer. Plus deals involving Zhaoke/Visus, AnGes/Eiger, Juniper/Helsinn, Peak Bio and more.
Boryung’s chief technology officer outlines R&D strategy to move forward as a Korea-based global pharma firm and how domestic pharmas are juggling new drug development and generating cash cows.
Among recent highlights, SK Bioscience files for approval of recombinant protein COVID-19 vaccine GBP510, Hanmi Pharmaceutical’s Chinese subsidiary continues to report strong earnings, led by cold drug sales, while Yuhan’s novel peptide drug candidate for degenerative disc disease is set to move into a Phase III trial in the US.
The Korean drug ministry has formed a commercialization strategy support group to accelerate the development of drugs and vaccines for public health crises, along with new technologies or concepts, underscoring the significance of successful development of new home-grown options.