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November 4, 2012
12:25 EDTAMGNAmgen: Phase 3 EVOLVE trial results presented
Amgen announced results of the Phase 3 EVOLVE (EValuation Of Cinacalcet HCl Therapy to Lower CardioVascular Events) trial, which evaluated treatment with Sensipar®/Mimpara (cinacalcet) for the reduction of the risk of mortality and cardiovascular, CV, events among 3,883 patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism, HPT, and chronic kidney disease, CKD, receiving dialysis. The primary endpoint of the study was time to the composite event comprising all-cause mortality or first non-fatal CV event, including myocardial infarction, hospitalization for unstable angina, heart failure or peripheral vascular event. Although patients in the Sensipar/Mimpara arm experienced a seven percent reduction in the primary endpoint (Hazard Ratio 0.93, 95 percent CI 0.85 to 1.02, p=0.112), the results were not statistically significant, and the trial did not meet its primary endpoint in the intent-to-treat analysis. These data were published today in the New England Journal of Medicine and simultaneously presented at the American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week.
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August 31, 2014
12:50 EDTAMGNEuropean Society of Cardiology to hold a conference
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August 28, 2014
09:18 EDTAMGNAmgen anounces Evolocumab YUKAWA-2 study meets co-primary endpoints
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09:04 EDTAMGNAmgen submits evolocumab BLA to FDA
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August 27, 2014
09:20 EDTAMGNFDA grants Amgen priority review designation for ivabradine
Amgen announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review designation for ivabradine for the treatment of chronic heart failure. Ivabradine is an oral drug that inhibits the If current in the sinoatrial node, the body's cardiac pacemaker. The New Drug Application is based on global clinical trial data from the Phase 3 SHIFT, or Systolic Heart failure treatment with the If inhibitor ivabradine Trial), study. The SHIFT study compared ivabradine to placebo on top of standard-of-care therapies, including beta-blockers, in more than 6,500 patients in sinus rhythm with reduced left ventricular function and heart rate greater than 70 beats per minute.
August 26, 2014
11:21 EDTAMGNAmgen added to short term buy list at Deutsche Bank
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August 25, 2014
16:17 EDTAMGNWestern Digital CFO Leyden to retire, Olivier Leonetti to succeed
Western Digital (WDC) announced that CFO Tim Leyden is retiring. He is being succeeded by Olivier Leonetti, who has served as vice president, finance at Amgen (AMGN) from 2011. Leyden will remain with the company through January 2015 in a transition role and advisory capacity to president and chief executive officer Steve Milligan and to Leonetti for an interim period to ensure a smooth transition. The changes are effective as of September 8.
August 19, 2014
05:11 EDTAMGNGamida Cell announces investment, option agreement with Novartis
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