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Amgen And Servier Announce Product Collaboration
Date:7/9/2013

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., and SURESNES, France, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) and Servier today announced a new collaboration agreement leveraging each company's commitment to cardiovascular disease.

Under the terms of the agreement, Amgen has obtained commercial rights in the U.S. to Servier's novel oral drug, approved in the EU as Procoralan® (ivabradine), for chronic heart failure and stable angina in patients with elevated heart rates. Amgen has also received an exclusive option to develop and commercialize Servier's investigational molecule, S38844, for cardiovascular diseases in the U.S. Currently, S38844 is in Phase 2 studies for the treatment of heart failure. Through the collaboration, Servier has obtained rights to commercialize omecamtiv mecarbil in Europe. Omecamtiv mecarbil is an activator of cardiac myosin, which is currently being tested for potential applications in the treatment of heart failure in patients with systolic dysfunction.

Both companies can exercise their respective options for the investigational therapies up to completion of certain Phase 2 studies. Under the terms of the agreement, Amgen will make a one-time $50 million upfront payment and future milestone and royalty payments for ivabradine. Financial terms associated with Amgen's option for S38844 and Servier's option for omecamtiv mecarbil were not disclosed.

"Amgen is pleased to enter into this collaboration with Servier to bring potential new cardiovascular treatment options to patients in both the U.S. and Europe," said Sean E. Harper, M.D., executive vice president of Research and Development at Amgen. "A critical unmet medical need remains for patients who don't respond adequately to current available therapies f
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