Decoding the Immune System’s Secrets: Inside the Discovery of a New Medicine

How do new medicines originate? Meet the team behind early development of AbbVie’s immunology treatments.

AbbVie Announces HUMIRA® (adalimumab) Patent License with Mylan

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today patent license agreements with Mylan over its proposed biosimilar adalimumab product. Under the terms of the agreements, AbbVie will grant Mylan a non-exclusive license on specified dates to AbbVie's intellectual property relating to HUMIRA in the United States and in various other countries around the world in which AbbVie has intellectual property, excluding Europe.

AbbVie Presents Additional Outcomes Data from Three Upadacitinib Phase 3 Studies in Rheumatoid Arthritis at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018)

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today presented new patient-reported outcome data during the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) in Amsterdam from three Phase 3 trials evaluating upadacitinib, an investigational, once-daily oral JAK1-selective inhibitor, in adult patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis.1,2,3 Improvements in pain, physical function and morning joint stiffness were reported after 12 weeks of treatment with upadacitinib (15 mg and 30 mg, once-daily) in SELECT-NEXT and SELECT-BEYOND and after 14 weeks of treatment in SELECT-MONOTHERAPY.1,2,3 Additionally, improvements were reported in fatigue and work instability in SELECT-NEXT and patients' physical component of health-related quality of life in SELECT-NEXT and SELECT-BEYOND at 12 weeks.1,2 Upadacitinib is not approved by regulatory authorities and its safety and efficacy have not been established.

Upadacitinib Monotherapy Meets All Primary and Ranked Secondary Endpoints Versus Methotrexate in a Phase 3 Study in Rheumatoid Arthritis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced positive top-line results from SELECT-EARLY showing that both doses of upadacitinib monotherapy (15 mg and 30 mg) met the primary endpoints of ACR50a at week 12 and clinical remissionb at week 24 versus methotrexate (MTX).1 Additionally, all ranked secondary endpoints were met.1 The ongoing study evaluates upadacitinib, an investigational oral JAK1-selective inhibitor, as a monotherapy treatment compared to methotrexate monotherapy in adult patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis who were methotrexate-naïve.1 Upadacitinib is not approved by regulatory authorities and its safety and efficacy have not been established.

AbbVie Submits Biologics License Application to U.S. FDA for Investigational Treatment Risankizumab for Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for risankizumab, an investigational interleukin-23 (IL-23) inhibitor, being evaluated for treatment of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

What Makes the Immune System Compromise Your Health?

Janus kinase (JAK) enzymes can be responsible for inappropriate activation of immune cells that play a critical role in autoimmune disorders.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: From Damage Control to Taking Control

Living with RA once meant documenting failure. Until one discovery led researchers down an uncharted path.

AbbVie Showcases New, Late-Breaking Investigational Data at 2018 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company, today announced it will present new, late-breaking data across investigational medicines and HUMIRA® (adalimumab) at the 2018 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting (February 16-20, San Diego).

AbbVie's Upadacitinib Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Atopic Dermatitis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for the investigational, once-daily oral JAK1-selective inhibitor upadacitinib (ABT-494) in adult patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis who are candidates for systemic therapy. This Breakthrough Therapy Designation is supported by positive Phase 2b results previously announced in September 2017,11 and marks 13 Breakthrough Therapy Designations granted to AbbVie's investigational treatments since the company's inception in 2013. Upadacitinib is not approved by regulatory authorities and its safety and efficacy have not been established.

AbbVie to Present at the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will participate in the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Richard A. Gonzalez, chairman and chief executive officer, will present at 10:30 a.m. Central time.