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The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities

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The World Economic Forum estimates a cumulative economic output loss of $47 trillion over the next two decades from noncommunicable diseases, like cancer, diabetes, and mental health. As businesses acknowledge the importance of health in the workplace, they are also beginning to recognize the relationship between their employees' health and the communities where their employees and customers live.

Meet Amgen Scholars Alumni Alex B. Munster

"The freedom, trust and respect my supervisor and lab colleagues showed toward me allowed me to flourish on my own, and has suitably prepared me for PhD life after I graduate–and my future career as a physician scientist."
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Dorset, UK

Host University: Kyoto University

Home University: University of Cambridge

Amgen Scholar Year: 2016

Major: Medicine

Expected Graduation: 2019

Journey to Science

How did you become interested in science?

Pricing Our Medicines to Help Ensure Patient Access

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We know there is significant frustration in the US regarding the cost of healthcare – including prescription medicines. We take this very seriously, as evidenced by our pricing track record. In fact, the launch price of our six most recently introduced new medicines were priced similarly or less than the market leader. This illustrates our commitment to appropriately balance reward for our innovation and ensure broadest patient access.

Meet Amgen Scholars Alumni Rana Tahir Rasool

"Conducting research at the University of Cambridge has given me the skills and confidence to work independently in my research field."
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Lahore, Pakistan

Host University: University of Cambridge

Home University: University of Zagreb

Amgen Scholar Year: 2016

Major: Medicine

Expected Graduation: 2018

Journey to Science

What inspired you to major in science?

Dr. Margaret Chan & Michael Bloomberg: Political Will Needed to Win Fight Against Noncommunicable Diseases

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Originally posted on WHO

Our modern way of life is a major cause of many noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Initially lifestyle diseases of industrialized countries, they have long since reached developing countries and lead to serious consequences and tremendous costs for health care systems worldwide. Above all, the implementation of sustainable solutions calls for political action.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Supports Haitian Hurricane Relief Efforts

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NEW YORK, October 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Bristol-Myers Squibb and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation are supporting emergency relief effort in Haiti following the Category 4 hurricane which hit the island on October 4, destroying homes and crops, flooding streets and cutting off transportation across the island. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and has been plagued by natural disasters over the past decade.

The company is donating $600,000 in medicines to help the people of Haiti.

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at Kyoto University

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Kyoto University

PROGRAM DATES
July 1 - August 26, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar

Applications to be an Amgen Scholar are provided by and processed at each participating host institution. Follow the link above to find this institution’s application.

Sanofi – Transport of Medicine and Environmental Preservation

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Sanofi has developed its supply chain of medicine towards a bigger environmental preservation for over 10 years.

Watch more Sanofi videos! Vist our YouTube page at SanofiTV

Fox's 'Peanuts Movie' Characters to Encourage Kids to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

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As part of a new partnership between 20th Century Fox and UNICEF, the familiar characters from the upcoming Blue Sky Studios film The Peanuts Movie will help raise funds for the organization this fall.

Meet Amgen Scholar Mentor Randy Schekman, PhD

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Randy Schekman, PhD

Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Winner of 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Growing up, Randy Schekman was always enthusiastic about math and science. But the 2013 Nobel Prize winner in physiology or medicine—for his fundamental work showing how proteins move within cells and are secreted—first developed a passion for bench biology as an undergraduate. 

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