Amgen Update on Presentation Materials for Webcast of Second Quarter Financial Results

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 18, 2006--Amgen (Nasdaq:AMGN), the world's largest biotechnology company, announced that as part of its efforts to continuously improve its investor communications, it intends to provide a slide presentation with its upcoming second quarter financial results conference call, scheduled for Thursday, July 20, 2006 at 2 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. The slide presentation will be posted in the Investor section of the company's Web site ( in advance of the company's conference call. Amgen expects the slide presentation to be available on the Web site at or around the same time the company reports its second quarter financial results after the financial markets close.

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