Life sciences companies continue to offer relief for the ravaged Gulf Coast region after deadly Hurricane Katrina struck early last week. The following is a list compiled by BioWorld Today, the Biotechnology Industry Organization and Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America of some of the health care companies that have contributed to the cause:

3M Pharmaceuticals, of St. Paul, Minn., will match employee donations up to $500,000, and provide $1 million in products.

Abbott Laboratories, of Abbott Park, Ill., gave $2 million, and will provide $2 million in product donations.

Amgen Inc., of Thousand Oaks, Calif., donated $2.5 million, and will match employee contributions.

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc., of San Diego, donated $100,000, will match employee contributions, and will donate another $50,000 to establish an emergency diabetes clinic.

Applera Corp., of Norwalk, Conn., donated $250,000, and will match employee donations up to $10,000.

Astellas Pharma US Inc., of Deerfield, Ill., donated $50,000, and will match employee contributions up to $50,000.

AstraZeneca plc, of London, donated $1 million, will match employee donations, and will donate products.

Baxter Healthcare Corp., of Deerfield, Ill., donated $1 million and products, and will match employee contributions on a 2-to-1 basis.

Bayer Healthcare Corp., a unit of Leverkusen, Germany-based Bayer AG, donated $2 million and products, and is matching employee donations.

Biogen Idec Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., donated $100,000.

Boehringer Ingelheim, of Ingelheim, Germany, donated $600,000 in cash and products.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., of New York, donated $1 million, infant formula and medicines, and will match employee contributions.

Cephalon Inc., of Frazer, Pa., donated Provigil to relief workers, and will match employee donations.

Cepheid, of Sunnyvale, Calif., donated an aid package for water testing and checking for infectious diseases.

Dow AgroSciences LLC, of Indianapolis, donated $1 million, and will match employee contributions up to $1 million.

DuPont Pharmaceuticals, of Wilmington, Del., donated $1 million.

Eli Lilly and Co., of Indianapolis, donated $1 million in cash and $1 million in insulin, and it will match employee contributions.

Genentech Inc., of South San Francisco, donated up to $2 million, and will match employee contributions up to $100,000.

Genzyme Corp., of Cambridge, Mass., donated products, and will match employee contributions.

GlaxoSmithKline plc, of London, donated $1 million, as well as health products and medicines, and it will match employee contributions.

Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., of Nutley, N.J., donated products, and will match employee contributions.

Invitrogen Corp., of Carlsbad, Calif., will match employee donations up to $10,000, and will donate products.

Johnson & Johnson, of New Brunswick, N.J., donated $5 million, will match employee and retiree donations, and has given $250,000 worth of disaster relief products.

MaxCyte Inc., of Rockville, Md., donated funds, and will pay for a trained volunteer to go to Louisiana.

Merck & Co. Inc., of Whitehouse Station, N.J., donated $1 million, and is donating medicines, vaccines and antibiotics. The company also will replace lost prescription medicines.

Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., donated money, and will support its employees who make payroll deductions.

Monsanto Co., of St. Louis, donated $1 million.

Novartis AG, of Basel, Switzerland, donated cash and products.

Novo Nordisk A/S, of Bagsvaerd, Denmark, donated $500,000.

NV Organon, of Oss, the Netherlands, donated money, and will match employee contributions.

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., of London, donated $3,000.

Pfizer Inc., of New York, donated $2 million, will match employee contributions, and will donate products, as well as its services and employees that can help in relief and recovery.

Procter & Gamble Co., of Cincinnati, donated $700,000 in cash and products.

Purdue Pharma LP, of Stamford, Conn., will match employee donations up to $50,000, and will provide antibiotics and antiseptics.

Sanofi-Aventis, of Paris, donated $100,000, will match employee donations, and will donate medicines.

Schering-Plough Corp., of Kenilworth, N.J., donated $500,000, $2 million worth of medicine and other products, and it will match employee donations.

Sepracor Inc., of Marlborough, Mass., will match employee donations and will donate products.

Serono SA, of Geneva, will match employee donations and will donate products.

Solvay Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Marietta, Ga., will match employee donations.

Syngenta AG, of Basel, Switzerland, donated $250,000 and will match employee donations.

Valeant Pharmaceutical International, of Costa Mesa, Calif., will match employee donations, and will provide medicines and support employees who want to help.

VaxGen Inc., of Brisbane, Calif., will match employee contributions up to $1,000.

Wyeth, of Madison, N.J., donated $1 million, will match employee contributions, and is donating products.

ZymoGenetics Inc., of Seattle, will match employee donations up to $2,000. Its employees also held a fund raiser that brought in $16,000.