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Jung Won Shin

Senior Editor

Seoul, South Korea

Jung Won focuses on coverage of all aspects of news in the Korean pharma and biotech industry as well as for regulatory matters. She covers major pharma and biotech conferences in Korea as well as interviewing key opinion leaders. She also handles a regular Korean language podcast on Scrip/Pink Sheet stories. She has worked previously for Dow Jones Newswires, covering various industry sectors and the economy.

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