Amgen CEO Robert Bradway met with President Donald Trump on Jan. 31 and vowed to add 1,600 jobs, Bloomberg News reported. Trump told biotech leaders at a White House meeting that drug prices needed to come down and he would find a way to streamline the regulatory process. He has discussed having the government negotiate Read More →
Proposition 61 goes before California voters in just a few weeks. And as the Business Times reported on Oct. 14, Amgen, the Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant, along with other major drug companies, is spending millions to oppose Proposition 61 and its plan to control drug prices. Proponents promote the David vs. Goliath aspect of their Read More →
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Imagine you just went to your local pharmacy and were told that the cost of a life-saving drug was $22,500 for 30 tablets to treat AIDS or another infectious disease. Well, if you need the drug Daraprim, that is what you would have to pay. Turing Pharmaceuticals purchased the right to Darprim this past August Read More →