Thousand Oaks, CA, United States
Thousand Oaks, CA, United States

Amgen is an American multinational biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California. Located in the Conejo Valley, Amgen is the world's largest independent biotechnology firm. In 2013, the company's largest selling product lines were NeulastaMimpara, Nplate, Vectibix, Prolia and XGEVA. Wikipedia.

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The present invention provides for improved compositions comprising a PEGsTNF-R1 which, in addition to having useful higher concentrations, demonstrate decreased viscosity (<400 cP) and improved stability.


Patent
Amgen Inc. | Date: 2017-02-22

The disclosure provides compositions and methods relating to or derived from anti-activin A binding proteins, including antibodies. In particular embodiments, the disclosure provides fully human, humanized, and chimeric anti-activin A antibodies that bind human activin A, activin A-binding fragments and derivatives of such antibodies, and activin A-binding polypeptides comprising such fragments. Other embodiments provide nucleic acids encoding such antibodies, antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, cells comprising such polynucleotides, methods of making such antibodies, antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, and methods of using such antibodies, antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, including methods of treating or diagnosing subjects having activin A-related disorders or conditions including cachexia related to gonadal cancer, other cancers, rheumatoid arthritis, and other diseases.


The present invention provides MDM2 inhibitor compounds of Formula I,


A method of refolding proteins expressed in non-mammalian cells present in concentrations of 2.0 g/L or higher is disclosed. The method comprises identifying the thiol pair ratio and the redox buffer strength to achieve conditions under which efficient folding at concentrations of 2.0 g/L or higher is achieved and can be employed over a range of volumes, including commercial scale.


Patent
Amgen Inc. | Date: 2017-02-03

A vial adapter includes a base having first and second opposing sides, a spike depending from the first side of the base, the spike having a spike passageway, and a connector disposed on the second side of the base, the connector having a connector passageway that is in fluid communication with the spike passageway. The vial adapter may be combined with a vial.


Patent
Warner Lambert Company LLC and Amgen Inc. | Date: 2017-05-24

The present disclosure relates to antibodies and antigen-binding portions thereof that specifically bind to a M-CSF, preferably human M-CSF, and that function to inhibit a M-CSF. The disclosure also relates to human anti-M-CSF antibodies and antigen-binding portions thereof. The disclosure also relates to antibodies that are chimeric, bispecific, derivatized, single chain antibodies or portions of fusion proteins. The disclosure also relates to isolated heavy and light chain immunoglobulins derived from human anti-M-CSF antibodies and nucleic acid molecules encoding such immunoglobulins. The present disclosure also relates to methods of making human anti-M-CSF antibodies, compositions comprising these antibodies and methods of using the antibodies and compositions for diagnosis and treatment. The disclosure also provides gene therapy methods using nucleic acid molecules encoding the heavy and/or light immunoglobulin molecules that comprise the human anti-M-CSF antibodies. The disclosure also relates to transgenic animals and transgenic plants comprising nucleic acid molecules of the present disclosure.


Patent
Amgen Inc. | Date: 2017-05-24

Described herein are anti-PCSK9 antibody crystals, methods of making such antibody crystals and formulations comprising the antibody crystals.


Patent
Teijin Pharma Ltd and Amgen Inc. | Date: 2017-01-04

The present invention relates to a novel compound having a function of inhibiting ROR activity. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical composition comprising the compound, a use of the compound in treating or preventing autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases, metabolic diseases, or cancer diseases.


Patent
Amgen Inc. | Date: 2017-04-12

The invention provides methods and materials for culturing mammalian cells and harvesting recombinant protein.


Fruman D.A.,University of California at Irvine | Rommel C.,Amgen Inc.
Nature Reviews Drug Discovery | Year: 2014

The central role of phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) activation in tumour cell biology has prompted a sizeable effort to target PI3K and/or downstream kinases such as AKT and mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) in cancer. However, emerging clinical data show limited single-agent activity of inhibitors targeting PI3K, AKT or mTOR at tolerated doses. One exception is the response to PI3Kδ inhibitors in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, where a combination of cell-intrinsic and -extrinsic activities drive efficacy. Here, we review key challenges and opportunities for the clinical development of inhibitors targeting the PI3K-AKT-mTOR pathway. Through a greater focus on patient selection, increased understanding of immune modulation and strategic application of rational combinations, it should be possible to realize the potential of this promising class of targeted anticancer agents..©2014 Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved.

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