By Judy Newman, Wisconsin State Journal
Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, is teaming with Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to bring two drugs to market to treat cardiovascular disease in a deal worth more than $50 million to start with the potential for another $600 million or more in the future.
Arrowhead is based in Pasadena, California but most of its research is conducted in Madison, at 465 Science Drive, where the company has about 90 employees.
“This is a very important partnership for us,” said Arrowhead president and CEO Christopher Anzalone, in a conference call with analysts. “We are thrilled to be working with Amgen.