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Amgen hangs on to Kite in CAR-T race

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Amgen is jumping into the CAR-T fray by signing a significant deal with Kite Pharma. The companies are partnering to develop novel chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) immunotherapies based on Kite's engineered autologous cell therapy (eACT) platform and cancer targets from Amgen.

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