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Monday, 24 July 2017

Korea News

  • Korean scientists create first nanoparticle-based tissue adhesive

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Jul, 2017

    Researchers at the Center for Nanoparticle Research, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) in collaboration with medical doctors in Seoul National University Hospital, created a surg...Read more

  • Celltrion eyes product and sales expansion after IPO

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2017

    Ina recent press conference held in Seoul, Korean biosimilar giant Celltrion said that it would actively seek out new drug candidates to broaden its product portfolio as well as build stron...Read more

  • Korean researchers discover a drug for treating stent patients

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jul, 2017

    Researchers at the Seoul National University Hospital have found out that coating stents with an erectile dysfunction drug may be the way forward in treating stent patients. The drug was or...Read more

  • Sun Pharma, Samsung Biologics ink deal for psoriasis drug

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Jul, 2017

    India’s drug giant Sun Pharma has inked a long term manufacturing agreement with Korea’s Samsung Biologics for Tildrakizumab, Sun Pharma’s new drug for treatment of modera...Read more

  • Orum Therapeutics raises $8 mn funding

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2017

    Orum Therapeutics based in Korea announced the completion of an $8 million Series A financing with InterVest, KB Investment (KBIC)/Solidus Investment, and LB Investment. The proceeds of th...Read more

  • New Korean drugs to hit the market

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Jun, 2017

    Singapore: South Korean pharmaceutical companies are poised to release a series of important drugs in the second half of this year, reports the Korean Herald. Many of these drugs could chan...Read more

  • Smart contact lens sensor developed

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    A recent study, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea has proposed the possibility of in situ human health monitoring simply by wearing a c...Read more

  • NeuroVive in partnership with Yungjin Pharm Corporation Ltd

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 02 May, 2017

    NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB and Yungjin Pharm Corporation Ltd jointly announced that they have entered into a global licensing agreement on Yungjin Pharm's compound KL1333 for genetic mitoc...Read more

  • Samsung GC70 digital radiography system receives FDA clearance

    Korea |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Apr, 2017

    Samsung announced that the GC70 Digital Radiography (DR) system received FDA 510(k) clearance for the U.S. market, underscoring the company’s commitment to expanding its suite of radi...Read more

  • Korea announces $100 mn fund for bio startups

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2017

    Singapore: In a bid to further provide a boost to South Korea's burgeoning biotech industry, the science ministry has established a 113.5 billion-won ($101.8 million) fund to nurture startu...Read more

  • Korea to inaugurate country's first biosafety level-4 lab

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 20 Mar, 2017

    Singapore: The Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced the opening of the country's first biosafety level 4 (BL-4) lab in Osong, a biotech complex in North Chung...Read more

  • South Korea approves commercialization of Zestra

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 06 Feb, 2017

    Singapore: San Diego Based Innovus Pharmaceuticals has announced that its partner J&H Co. LTD, a South Korean company ("J&H"), received approval to commercialize Zestra from the Kor...Read more

  • South Korea's Mezzion Pharma files lawsuit against India's Dr Reddy's laboratories

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 31 Jan, 2017

    Singapore: South Korean pharmaceutical firm Mezzion Pharma has filed a suit against India's Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd in the US alleging that the Indian company hid "significant deficienc...Read more

  • Korea's pharma workforce up by 27 percent

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 06 Dec, 2016

    Singapore: With the South Korean pharma industry expanding, the size of the local pharma workforce grew by 27 percent compared to four years ago reported the Korean herald. According to the...Read more

  • Clinical trials for Rituxan biosimilar begin in Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 29 Nov, 2016

    Singapore: Clinical trials for new Rituxan biosimilar has been initiated by a joint venture between Samsung Biologics and AstraZeneca- Archigen Biotech. According to the Korean Ministry of ...Read more

  • UK, Korea ink pact to promote biological standardization

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 25 Oct, 2016

    Singapore: Korea's National Institute of Food and Drug Safety Evaluation (NIFDS) has inked a deal with UK's National Institute of Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) to promote and sta...Read more

  • Teva to buy Korea's Celltrion?

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 Oct, 2016

    Singapore: With a view to strengthen its biosimilars portfolio, Isreali drug giant Teva pharmaceuticals said that it may consider acquiring Korean biosimilar giant Celltrion . "We will con...Read more

  • South Korea's Hanmi pharmaceuticals in troubled waters!

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Oct, 2016

    Singapore: New blockbuster cancer drug from South Korea's Hanmi pharmaceuticals is in troubled waters after a patient died of a severe skin-related side effect linked to the drug's use. Ha...Read more

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