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Amgen is a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California. The company has facilities and/or subsidiaries in nine states within the United States and has a presence in 75 other countries, employing approximately 20,000 people worldwide, making the company the world’s largest biotechnology firm. Amgen creates drugs that have aided in the treatment of cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bone disease, and several other serious illnesses. Amgen’s mission statement, “The Amgen Foundation seeks to advance excellence in science education to inspire the next generation of innovators, and invest in strengthening communities where Amgen staff members live and work,” shows a strong affinity for the future of science. The company’s focus around biotechnology is currently second to none, and its research around the advancement of human ...

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