Amgen Position Statement on Stem Cell Research
Our deep understanding of biological pathways has been the cornerstone of Amgen’s scientific success. Amgen recognizes the value to patients of applying ethically appropriate scientific methods to the drug discovery process to address serious illnesses. We recognize that ongoing advances in our collective knowledge of human biology are creating a host of potential new solutions to some of the world's most difficult unmet medical needs.
Amgen uses a wide variety of research tools and technologies to help discover and develop new therapeutics, including animal or adult stem cells in preclinical research to help unlock new scientific insights, model complex diseases, screen new compounds and identify novel medicines.
Amgen has not and does not perform or fund research in the area of human embryonic or fetal stem cells.