Adjusted for costs associated with its acquisition of Abgenix, Amgen
Under the terms of the agreement, Amgen
will take responsibility for the further development and marketing of the therapeutic antibody candidates isolated by CAT against two targets on which the parties agreed to collaborate and will bear all the associated costs.
Prior to Teeley's appointment to the Canadian post, he served as consultant to Amgen
for three years.
also announced today that the Board unanimously voted to amend the Company's bylaws to adopt a majority vote standard for the election of directors, beginning with the next election in May 2007.
executives said in a conference call that Fremont-based Abgenix's colorectal cancer drug panitumumab could eventually contribute $2 billion annually to its revenue stream, but didn't provide a timetable.
In the scope of the joint research agreement, Fresenius Medical Care and Amgen
will facilitate a working group of European scientific experts in the renal field.
said the Roche units are importing an anti-anemia product called CERA that contains a product covered by its patents.
Under the agreement, Fresenius Medical Care will devote efforts to assist Amgen
in disseminating scientific information regarding the treatment of anemia to nephrologists and other dialysis experts.
said the drug continues to gain market share in the dermatology and rheumatology marketplace.
created the Breakaway from Cancer initiative in 2005 as a complementary component to the company's sponsorship of the Amgen
Tour of California, a world-class cycling event taking place in February.
One out of every 10 employees in Thousand Oaks works at Amgen
, accounting for $759 million in local payroll every year.
Cytokinetics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK) and Amgen
(NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced a strategic collaboration to discover, develop and commercialize novel small-molecule therapeutics that activate cardiac muscle contractility for potential applications in the treatment of heart failure.