THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and its subsidiary Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that they will hold a post American Society of Hematology (ASH) summary webcast on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at 11 a.m. PST. Pablo Cagnoni, M.D., president of Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Anthony C. Hooper, executive vice president of Global Commercial Operations at Amgen, will participate in the call to discuss a brief summary of data presented at ASH. In addition, they will discuss a summary of feedback received from key opinion leaders and the steps Amgen is taking to develop Kyprolis® (carfilzomib) across all lines of therapy to address unmet needs in multiple myeloma patients.
Live audio of the investor call will be simultaneously broadcast over the Internet and will be available to members of the news media, investors and the general public.
The webcast, as with other selected presentations regarding developments in Amgen's business given by management at certain investor and medical conferences, can be found on Amgen's website, www.amgen.com, under Investors. Information regarding presentation times, webcast availability and webcast links are noted on Amgen's Investor Relations Events Calendar. The webcast will be archived and available for replay for at least 90 days after the event.
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be the world's largest independent biotechnology company, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
CONTACT: Amgen, Thousand Oaks
Ashleigh Koss, 805-313-6151 (media)
Arvind Sood, 805-447-1060 (investors)