Amgen Paying $1.9bn For Five Prime And Its Gastric Cancer Antibody
Five Prime’s Phase III-ready bemarituzumab could offer significant revenue for Amgen, particularly in Asia, but analysts ask if the buyout is a precursor to greater deal making by Amgen.
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