Amgen Licenses AMG 634, An Investigational Treatment For Tuberculosis And Leprosy, To Medicines Development for Global Health
"Since tuberculosis and erythema nodosum leprosum remain challenging diseases in many countries around the world,
"We are excited by the potential of AMG 634 for patients with ENL and TB and are honored to take over the stewardship of this compound from
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