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LUMAKRAS® RECEIVES APPROVAL IN JAPAN FOR PATIENTS WITH KRAS G12C-MUTATED ADVANCED NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER

Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that LUMAKRAS ® (sotorasib) has been approved in Japan for the treatment of KRAS G12C-mutated positive, unresectable, advanced andor recurrent non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has progressed after systemic anticancer therapy.

"Today's approval of LUMAKRAS as the first and only KRAS G12C inhibitor marks a paradigm shift in the treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer in Japan ," said David M. Reese , M.D., executive vice president of Research and Development at Amgen. "In just over three years since the first patient was dosed in the pivotal CodeBreaK 100 trial, LUMAKRAS is now approved in nearly 40 countries, illustrating our commitment to accelerating transformative medicines for patients living with cancers that have yet to be fully addressed."

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TEZSPIRE NOW AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES FOR THE TREATMENT OF SEVERE ASTHMA

- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and AstraZeneca today announced TEZSPIRE™ (tezepelumab-ekko) is now available for shipment to wholesalers in the U.S. TEZSPIRE was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Dec. 17, 2021 for the add-on maintenance treatment of adult and pediatric patients aged 12 years and older with severe asthma. 1

"Severe asthma has historically been a complex disease for patients to manage and for physicians to treat," said Murdo Gordon , executive vice president of Global Commercial Operations at Amgen. "About 60 percent of people have multiple drivers of disease and may not respond well to existing treatments. TEZSPIRE was approved for a broad population of people living with severe asthma, and we look forward to getting this important medicine into the hands of millions of patients who have had an unmet medical need."

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AMGEN AND ARRAKIS THERAPEUTICS ANNOUNCE MULTI-TARGET COLLABORATION TO IDENTIFY NOVEL RNA DEGRADER SMALL MOLECULE THERAPEUTICS

- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Arrakis Therapeutics today announced a research collaboration focused on the discovery and development of RNA degrader therapeutics against a range of difficult-to-drug targets in multiple therapeutic areas. This new class of "targeted RNA degraders" consists of small molecule drugs that selectively destroy RNAs encoding disease-causing proteins by inducing their proximity to nucleases.

Under the terms of the agreement, Arrakis will lead research activities for the identification of RNA-targeted small molecule (rSM) binders against a broad set of targets nominated by Amgen. Both parties will collaboratively design and functionalize these molecules to specifically degrade targeted RNAs, and Amgen will lead further preclinical and clinical development activities. Amgen will pay $75 million upfront to Arrakis for five initial programs and will have the option to nominate additional programs. For each program, Arrakis will be eligible for additional payments from Amgen for preclinical, clinical, regulatory and sales milestones, and royalties up to low double digits. Arrakis could potentially receive several billion dollars in future payments if all milestones are met and future program options are exercised.

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