THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) will host a webcast investor meeting at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 56th Annual Meeting and Exposition on Monday, Dec. 8, at noon PT. Sean E. Harper, M.D., executive vice president of Research and Development at Amgen, and Pablo J. Cagnoni, M.D., president of Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc., along with members of Amgen's clinical development team and clinical investigators, will participate at the investor meeting to discuss data presented at ASH, including the results of the pivotal Kyprolis® (carfilzomib) for Injection ASPIRE study, and BLINCYTO™ (blinatumomab) studies in acute lymphoblastic leukemia and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Live audio of the investor meeting 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.
About Amgen 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 Kristen Davis, 805-447-3008 (media) Trish Hawkins, 805-447-5631 (media) Arvind Sood, 805-447-1060 (investors)