Navigation Links
Amgen Recognized for Best Pipeline and Best New Drug at Scrip Awards
Date:11/23/2009

dicated for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), under specific conditions that are further described below.

Chronic ITP is a serious autoimmune disorder characterized by low platelet counts in the blood (thrombocytopenia), which can lead to serious bleeding events. Nplate is the first platelet producer approved in both the U.S. and European Union (EU), and works by raising and sustaining platelet counts, representing a unique approach for the long-term treatment of this chronic disease.

The annual Scrip Awards are independently judged by a panel of senior industry experts and are given to biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies for their contribution to the improvement of health care. Amgen was one of the biggest winners among the dozen companies honored at the 2009 awards event for "outstanding achievements in the field of drug development," according to Scrip's press release. For more information, visit the Scrip website.

About Nplate

Nplate was the first platelet producer approved in the EU, Canada, Australia, Russia and the U.S. for chronic ITP. Nplate also has received orphan designation for chronic ITP in the U.S. (2003), the EU (2005), Switzerland (2005) and Japan (2006).

Nplate is the first treatment specifically developed for chronic ITP. It is also being investigated for potential use in pediatric ITP, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia (CIT).

In the U.S., Nplate is indicated for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic ITP who have had an insufficient response to corticosteroids, immunoglobulins or splenectomy. Nplate should be used only in patients with ITP whose degree of thrombocytopenia and clinical condition increases the risk for bleeding. Nplate should not be used in an attempt to normalize platel
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine technology :

1. Arthritis Foundation Announces Amgen and Wyeth to Be Presenting Sponsor of the 2008 Arthritis Walk (R)
2. Medarex to Receive Milestone Payment from Amgen
3. AMT Obtains License to Amgens GDNF Gene to Develop Treatment for Parkinsons Disease with AMTs Proprietary Gene Therapy Platform
4. Amgen, Takeda and Millennium Provide Update on Phase 3 Trial of Motesanib in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
5. CDC Foundation Partners with Amgen, CDC to Reduce Infections Among Cancer Patients
6. Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)
7. Amgen Issues Statement on Outcomes of Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs (ACRHD) Meeting
8. Amgen Announces Top-Line Results of Trial to Reduce Cardiovascular Events With Aranesp(R) Therapy (TREAT) in CKD Patients With Type-2 Diabetes
9. Amgen Highlights Data to be Presented at American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) Meeting
10. Call for Applications: The Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence
11. Amgen Announces Overall Survival Results for Vectibix(R) in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... Aug. 29, 2014 Research and Markets ... and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment Market in ... Research and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment ... analyzes China,s pharmaceutical equipment industry ... demand, competition landscape, and business performance of domestic major ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Diseases largely eradicated in the United States ... declared eliminated in 2000, yet the CDC reports 593 ... incidence in 20 years. In July, California,s ... problem of "epidemic proportions." Across ... preventable diseases—in part because some parents (more than 10 ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Ohio , Aug. 29, 2014  In ... how to leverage a hospital pharmacy as a strategic ... and national practice leader for Cardinal Health,s Innovation Delivery ... pharmacy care can benefit both hospitals and patients. ... is only one part of their job in a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Research and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment Market in China, 2014-2018 2Vaccines at the Crossroads: Outbreaks On the Rise Across America 2Vaccines at the Crossroads: Outbreaks On the Rise Across America 3Five Ways Hospital Pharmacies Can Fulfill Their Quality Care Mission 2Five Ways Hospital Pharmacies Can Fulfill Their Quality Care Mission 3Five Ways Hospital Pharmacies Can Fulfill Their Quality Care Mission 4
... GeneXpert(R) System ... ... today announced the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) categorized,Cepheid,s ... Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).,The new test is designed for ...
... Michael J. Fox,Foundation today announced the availability of ... toward transformative treatments and a cure for,Parkinson,s disease., ... researchers through the,Foundation,s Pipeline Programs, five separate initiatives ... drug development pipeline. This includes,early-stage discovery research, translational ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cepheid Molecular Diagnostic Test for Positive Blood Culture Bottles Categorized 'Moderate Complexity' by FDA 2Cepheid Molecular Diagnostic Test for Positive Blood Culture Bottles Categorized 'Moderate Complexity' by FDA 3Cepheid Molecular Diagnostic Test for Positive Blood Culture Bottles Categorized 'Moderate Complexity' by FDA 4Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces $11 Million in 2009 Funding for Translational, Pre-Clinical and Clinical Parkinson's Disease Research 2Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces $11 Million in 2009 Funding for Translational, Pre-Clinical and Clinical Parkinson's Disease Research 3Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces $11 Million in 2009 Funding for Translational, Pre-Clinical and Clinical Parkinson's Disease Research 4
(Date:8/30/2014)... NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 ... throughout the planet has been one of the ... order to create a positive impact around the ... and staffed with top trained executives and trainers ... of people worldwide. Vital statistics demonstrate that ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... August 30, 2014 Market Research ... 2009-2019 is a professional and in-depth market survey ... report firstly reviews the basic information of Cell ... The report then explores global and China’s top ... capacity, Production value, and market share etc. The ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Insomnia causes disturbances in every ... how they unknowingly developed insomnia and the steps often used ... Tune in to the show at this link: ... live on August 30, and will be podcasted at ... go to DrCarolFrancisTalkRadio.com. , "Insomnia causes countless unrecognized ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... 2014 In today’s world, a good night’s ... Snoring and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway ... bed partners of the rest they need to face their ... snores and 20 million people in the United States alone ... and treated; and of those treated, many cannot tolerate their ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Administration of colchicine, a plant-based medication commonly used ... showed mixed results in reducing potential complications from ... the risk of gastrointestinal adverse effects, according to ... study is being released early online to coincide ... Cardiology Congress. , Common complications after cardiac surgery ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cradle of Aviation Museum Opens Its Doors to Long Island Scientologists 2Health News:Cell Disruptor Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2009-2019 in New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Cell Disruptor Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2009-2019 in New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Cell Disruptor Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2009-2019 in New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com 4Health News:Sleepless Nights, Exhausting Days, Mental Fog – Relief for Insomnia With Clinical Psychologist Dr. Carol Francis 2Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 2Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 3Health News:Medication shows mixed results in reducing complications from cardiac surgery 2
... deaths every year, even though it has been known for ... reduces the chance of being bitten by the mosquitoes which ... how best to increase the use of such nets, particularly ... in the latest issue of PLoS Medicine, has shown that ...
... (hypertension) is associated with an increased risk of heart ... known as NSAIDs, for example to treat individuals with ... hypertension is not clear because they inhibit the generation ... affect blood pressure and the effects of inhibiting the ...
... Md. Scientists have shown that recently developed mouse ... may not be as effective as previously assumed. Sascha ... lead author Eva Czirr, Ph.D. student at the University ... 24 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry ...
... irradiation after chemotherapy significantly reduces the risk of ... lung cancer (SCLC), according to the results of ... published in the New England Journal of Medicine ... an aggressive tumor that constitutes nearly 15% of ...
... has revealed a breakdown in normal patterns of emotional ... depression to suppress negative emotional states. Efforts by depressed ... images enhanced activity in several brain areas, including the ... according to a report in the August 15 issue ...
... team of Mayo Clinic researchers has discovered a new, ... joints, potentially leading to better treatment options and patient ... adhere to the prosthetic surface, was tested in a ... joints who were having their prosthetic joints removed for ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Free distribution of insecticide-treated mosquito nets can save lives 2Health News:Effectiveness of mouse breeds that mimic Alzheimer's disease symptoms questioned 2Health News:Effectiveness of mouse breeds that mimic Alzheimer's disease symptoms questioned 3Health News:Prophylactic cranial irradiation in small cell lung cancer significantly increases survival 2Health News:Prophylactic cranial irradiation in small cell lung cancer significantly increases survival 3Health News:Brain imaging reveals breakdown of normal emotional processing 2Health News:Mayo Clinic researchers discover new diagnostic test for detecting infection in prosthetic joints 2Health News:Mayo Clinic researchers discover new diagnostic test for detecting infection in prosthetic joints 3
Steel Knife with box for the Series 8000 Sliding Microtome. C-Profile, 240 x 33 x13m, 22 Degree angle, tapped to accept holder for Shandon knife sharpener....
... M3500 Radial Microtome has a look that is ... range of functions and capabilities that will please ... years of experience and knowledge but still breaking ... M3500 Microtome will be the answer to many ...
Clock oil, 6 grams net...
Coarse abrasive for knife sharpening, 6 grams net...
Medicine Products: