Amgen Inc.

Amgen Inc.


Committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing & manufacturing innovative therapeutics

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Amgen’s Ray Deshaies, Ph.D., joins tomorrow’s @mcclatchy  #COVID19  Bending the Curve series, presented by @PhRMA , to discuss how the biotech industry is accelerating research toward treatments to combat the virus. The series is free; registration is required. Link below.

Are you impacted by #BehcetsDisease ? Share your experience with this #raredisease  as a patient or caregiver by creating a personal #myBehcetsJourney  infographic at .

#DYK Osteoporosis is underdiagnosed in many women and can lead to bone fractures. Along with @UCSF  and @sheffielduni , our #digitalhealth  team is using machine learning to help identify at-risk patients sooner. Read the abstract published in @TheEndoSociety  in the link below.

One exciting part of Amgen’s drug-discovery program is to identify new immune checkpoints that act as brakes on the immune system and target those checkpoints with innovative drugs, enabling T cells to attack cancer cells. #WeAreBiotech 

Calling all investigators & scientists! Apply for our Competitive Grant Program to help advance knowledge in #migraine . Subject to eligibility criteria. Apply by August 31 here: #WeAreBiotech 

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Sound On: In the final excerpt from the @MilkenInstitute  podcast, CEO Bob Bradway discusses actions we've taken during #COVID19  to support staff. You can listen to the full, wide-ranging interview with him here: $AMGN

Amgen presents new clinical data on investigational novel #KRASG12C  inhibitor across a range of advanced solid tumors during #ASCO20 . Details in the link below. $AMGN

We're eager to share an analysis from the FOURIER study published in @JAMACardio  that supports guidelines to aggressively lower LDL #cholesterol  levels in very high-risk #cardiovascular  patients, such as those with a recent heart attack. Click on the link below to learn more.

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What are some of the new approaches to cancer immunotherapy? Dr. Alexander Kamb discusses the emerging science.

Today is National Cancer Survivors Day, a day to celebrate and honor those who have beat #cancer  and encourage those still fighting. You are our inspiration. #NCSD2018  #AmgenOnco  #ASCO18 

Some of the greatest advances in #science  are unfolding now inside #Amgen . #biotech 

#Antibodies play a vital role in protecting the human body from viruses and infection. We talked to Amgen’s Ray Deshaies, Ph.D., who leads our global research, about their potential in treating #COVID19 . Watch his video and read the Safe Harbor statement in the link below.

#Alzheimer ’s is a debilitating, incurable disease estimated to affect more than 44 million people worldwide. RT to show your support for those affected by the disease #AAIC18 

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We understand being an #oncology  nurse can be challenging, and we are #grateful  for your contribution. #OncologyNursingMonth  #ONSCongress  #AmgenOnco 

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Bone breaks due to osteoporosis send more women over 55 in the U.S. to the hospital than heart attacks, strokes or breast cancer. A bone break can be a life-changing event.

Today is #WorldOsteoporosisDay ! It's time to know your bones like you know your breasts — these women were surprised by what they didn't know! #LoveYourBones 

About 50% of people diagnosed with #heartfailure  in the U.S. die within five years of diagnosis.

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