THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) will host a webcast call for the investment community in conjunction with the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions at 6:00 p.m. ET on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. David M. Reese, M.D., executive vice president of Research and Development at Amgen, along with members of Amgen's R&D team and a clinical investigator, will discuss the Phase 2 data on olpasiran, an investigational small interfering RNA molecule designed to lower the body's production of apolipoprotein(a), a key component of Lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a), that has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events and data from the Repatha FOURIER and FOURIER-open label extension studies.
Additionally, although no data are being presented at AHA, the Company will provide an update on a Phase 1 study of AMG 133, a multispecific molecule being developed for obesity, during the call. The webcast will be broadcast over the internet simultaneously 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 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 one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
Amgen is one of the 30 companies that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is also part of the Nasdaq-100 index. In 2021, Amgen was named one of the 25 World's Best Workplaces™ by Fortune and Great Place to Work™ and one of the 100 most sustainable companies in the world by Barron's.
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