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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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Korea’s Clinical Trial Road Map Eyes Faster Development, Patient Safety, Rare Diseases

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Asia Trial Setbacks, Asset Returns Symptomatic Of Industry Challenges?

While deal-making in the Asian pharma space shows no signs of slowing down, the past few months have been marked by a series of high-profile cases involving the return of rights by licensees or setbacks in clinical trials. Scrip's regional team looks at some of the factors at work.

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Inovio Eyes Expanded Asian Opportunities, Presence Via Korea Dual Listing

Inovio is poised to become the first US-listed company to dual-list in South Korea, as CEO tells Scrip it is seeking to increase its presence and find new opportunities in Asia, while benefiting from strong investor interest in the country’s "very exciting" and vibrant biotech industry.

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New Korean Law On Cutting-Edge Biologics Raise Hopes And Concerns

A new South Korean law to support and manage the safety of cutting-edge regenerative medicines and biologics has been passed amid hopes these will become a national growth engine, although there are concerns that a further easing of rules could lead to another 'Invossa incident'.

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Celltrion Begins US Phase III Trial For Subcutaneous Infliximab

Celltrion has begun a Phase III study with a subcutaneous version of its infliximab biosimilar in the US, after the FDA allowed it to skip Phase I and II trials based on approval data in Europe, enabling a lower development time and cost.

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Celltrion Begins US Phase III For Infliximab SC, Aims For 2022 Launch

Celltrion has begun a Phase III study with a subcutaneous version of its infliximab biosimilar in the US, after the FDA allowed it to skip Phase I and II trials based on approval data in Europe, enabling a lower development time and cost.

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