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What Can Korea Learn From The Invossa Trial And Error Case?

Executive Summary

South Korea, which has recently delayed the political passage of a cutting-edge regenerative medicine and biologics act, should learn from the latest unprecedented incident involving Kolon Life Science’s cell and gene therapy Invossa, and pre-emptively make preparations and guidelines to better deal with such pioneering medicines, an industry expert tells Scrip.

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