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Amgen is a leading American-based company involved in the discovery, development, and delivery of innovative human therapeutics. Amgen specializes in products for the oncology, anemia, bone metabolism, nephrology, inflammation, and immunology markets. The company is located in Thousand Oaks which boasts a state-of-the art campus where thousands of researchers work to develop new drugs.
Amgen was founded by Gregory W. Glenn who pushed an experimental drug up to clinical trials after few chemists had given it a shot. Since its founding in 1980 Amgen has seen major growth including an increase from 400 employees to nearly 20 000 employees today. Currently there are 11 000 people working full time at the Thousand Oaks headquarters with just as many working in other locations.