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|08/28/14||Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results From Phase 3 YUKAWA-2 Trial Of Evolocumab In Combination With Statins In Japanese Patients With High Cardiovascular Risk And High Cholesterol|
|Study Meets Co-Primary Endpoints of LDL Cholesterol Reduction
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the Phase 3 YUKAWA-2 (StudY of LDL-Cholesterol Reduction Using a Monoclonal PCSK9 Antibody in Japanese Patients With Advanced Cardiovascular Risk) study evaluating evolocumab in combination with statin therapy in Japanese patients with high cardiovascular risk and high cholesterol met its co-primary endpoints: the percent reduction from ... |
|08/28/14||Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA|
|Represents First BLA Submission for a PCSK9 Inhibitor
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced the submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for evolocumab seeking approval for the treatment of high cholesterol. Evolocumab is an investigational fully human monoclonal antibody that inhibits proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9), a protein that reduces the liver's ability ... |
|08/27/14||FDA Grants Amgen Priority Review Designation For Ivabradine For The Treatment Of Chronic Heart Failure|
|THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review designation for ivabradine for the treatment of chronic heart failure (HF). Ivabradine is an oral drug that inhibits the If current ("funny" current) in the sinoatrial node, the body's cardiac pacemaker.1 Ivabradine works to slow the heart rate without negative effects on myocardial contractility or ventricular repolarization.1 Heart fa... |
|08/19/14||Amgen Names Elliott M. Levy, M.D., Senior Vice President, Global Development|
|THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (Aug. 19, 2014) – Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that Elliott M. Levy, M.D., has been named senior vice president, Global Development, effective Sept. 8, 2014. Levy comes to Amgen from Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), where he most recently served as senior vice president and head, Specialty Development.
“Elliott brings a wealth of development and leadership experience to his new role at Amgen,” said Sean E. Harper, M.D., executive vice president of Research and D... |
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