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M5 Bioscience Group is a privately owned biopharma company, with its focus on development of future innovative therapeutics through cutting-edge and cost-effective R&D platform.

M5 Bioscience Group is a privately owned biopharma company, with its focus on development of future innovative therapeutics through cutting-edge and cost-effective R&D platform.

Soo J. Chun. Ph.D., MBA

Soo J. Chun, Ph.D., MBA

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Chun is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of M5 Bioscience Group (‘M5Bio’), focusing on developing innovative therapeutics through an efficient and effective R&D platform. She has years of collective working experience in asset management, investor relations and government trade and business promotion, principally in the life sciences sector.

Prior to M5Bio, she served as a Director of Investor Relations for Samsung Bioepis, a biopharma division of the Samsung group, supporting the IPO of Samsung BioLogics on KOSPI (207940:KS). Before joining Samsung, she managed cross-border life sciences funds with a solid record of successful investments. As an Investment Manager at Oxford Bioscience Partners (OBP) Korea (HQ: Boston, MA, US), she was involved in 5 IPOs listed on KOSDAQ out of 10 VC investments with the Korea Seoul Life Science Fund (KSLSF). Prior to OBP, she also worked for POSCO BioVentures (PBV) and Burrill & Co (HQ: San Francisco, CA, US), life sciences focused VC/PE firms as a Senior Manager and Manager, respectively. Previously, she worked for the Korean Consulate in Boston as a Biomedical Scientific Officer, in alliance with the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) of NY, US to help attract foreign direct investment and conduct global business development.

As a trained neuroscientist at Osaka University in Japan (Ph.D.) and the Netherlands National Institute for Brain Research in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, US. She also earned her MBA/S.M from the Biomedical Enterprise Program of the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Division.

Contact Us

Address   7F #107, 373 Gangnam-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea 06621

Email   info@m5bio.com

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