AbbVie to Showcase Oncology Portfolio and Pipeline During the 2022 ASCO and EHA Annual Congresses

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will present 46 abstracts across eight types of cancer during the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting (June 3-7) and the European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress (June 9-17).

AbbVie and Genmab Announce Topline Results for Epcoritamab (DuoBody®-CD3xCD20) from Phase 1/2 Trial in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Large B-cell Lymphoma (LBCL)

-          Based on topline results from the EPCORE™ NHL-1 clinical trial, AbbVie and Genmab will engage global regulatory authorities
-          Data from the clinical trial to be presented at a future medical meeting
-          Large B-cell lymphoma (LBCL) is a common form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and currently has limited treatment options

AbbVie Presents Positive Investigational Navitoclax Combination Data in Phase 2 REFINE Study Suggesting Anti-Fibrosis Activity for Patients with Myelofibrosis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced new data from a Phase 2 trial of navitoclax in combination with ruxolitinib in patients with myelofibrosis. The results were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting (AACR 2022, abstract #LB108). Navitoclax is an investigational, first-in-class, oral BCL-XL/BCL-2 inhibitor that is designed to activate programmed cell death (apoptosis) in cancer cells. Navitoclax and its safety and efficacy are under evaluation as part of ongoing Phase 2 and registrational Phase 3 studies.

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AbbVie Announces U.S. FDA Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) to Telisotuzumab Vedotin (Teliso-V) for Previously Treated Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) to investigational telisotuzumab vedotin (Teliso-V) for the treatment of patients with advanced/metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) wild type, nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with high levels of c-Met overexpression whose disease has progressed on or after platinum-based therapy.

AbbVie, University of Chicago Extend Research Collaboration to Support Preclinical Oncology Research Through 2025

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. and CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) and the University of Chicago and have extended their collaboration agreement through 2025 to support preclinical oncology research.

AbbVie to Highlight New Advances in Blood Cancer Research and Expanding Oncology Pipeline at 63rd ASH Annual Meeting

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will present results from nearly 30 abstracts across eight types of cancer during the upcoming American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting (December 11-14) in Atlanta, Georgia.

Clinical Trial of Investigational Epcoritamab (DuoBody®-CD3xCD20) in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory B-cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (B-NHL) Published in The Lancet

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept, 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) and Genmab A/S (Nasdaq: GMAB) today announced The Lancet published the results of the dose escalation part of the Phase 1/2 EPCORE™ NHL-1 first-in-human (FIH) dose escalation and cohort expansion clinical trial evaluating safety and preliminary efficacy of the investigational therapy epcoritamab (DuoBody®-CD3xCD20) in patients with relapsed/refractory B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (B-NHL). The full manuscript is available on The Lancet's website. Epcoritamab is being co-developed by Genmab and AbbVie.

Venetoclax (VENCLEXTA®) Granted US FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) in Higher Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted a Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) to venetoclax (VENCLEXTA®) in combination with azacitidine for the potential treatment of adult patients with previously untreated intermediate-, high- and very high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) based on revised International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS-R). A BTD is intended to expedite the development and review of medications to treat a serious medical condition and is granted when preliminary clinical evidence indicates the investigational therapy may demonstrate substantial improvement over existing therapies.1 This marks the sixth BTD granted to venetoclax.

IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) Plus VENCLEXTA®/VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) Combination Shows Superior Progression-Free Survival Compared to Chlorambucil Plus Obinutuzumab in First-line Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Phase 3 GLOW Study

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced new data from the Phase 3 GLOW study comparing the efficacy and safety of the combination of IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) plus VENCLEXTA®/VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) (I+V) versus chlorambucil plus obinutuzumab (C+O) for first-line treatment in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) who had active disease requiring treatment per the International Workshop on CLL (iwCLL) criteria. The study met its primary endpoint of superior progression-free survival (PFS) as assessed by an independent review committee (IRC) with a HR 0.216 (95% CI, 0.131-0.357; p < 0.0001), demonstrating a reduction in the risk of disease progression or death for I+V of approximately 78% compared to C+O. I+V is the first all-oral, once-daily, chemotherapy-free, fixed-duration investigational combination. Results of the study will be presented at the European Hematology Association (EHA) 2021 Virtual Congress (Abstract #LB1902) during late-breaking abstract session on June 12 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. CEST.