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Philip Tagari

VP Research, Amgen

Philip Tagari is currently Vice President of Research (Therapeutic Discovery) at Amgen Inc, the world’s largest independent biotechnology company. His global laboratories (US, Canada, Germany, China, India) are responsible for biologics discovery, scaffold engineering, optimization and early manufacturability assessment; medicinal, oligonucleotide and peptide chemistry; protein conjugates (Ab-RNAi, peptibodies) and reagents; assay development, screening, enzymological and pharmacological characterization and profiling (in vitro), as well as structural biology, biophysics, analytical chemistry, data sciences, materials logistics and automation. Additionally, he is an active member of Amgen Ventures and has participated in numerous research collaborations as well as the integration of Immunex, Tularik, Abgenix, Micromet and Nuevolution into the Amgen laboratories.