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Feb 11, 2019

AbbVie and Teneobio Announce a Strategic Transaction to Develop a New Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. and MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV),  Teneobio, Inc. and its affiliate TeneoOne, Inc. announced today that they have entered a global strategic transaction to develop and commercialize TNB-383B, a BCMA-targeting immunotherapeutic for the potential treatment of multiple myeloma.

Jan 28, 2019

AbbVie Announces U.S. FDA Approval of IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) Plus Obinutuzumab (GAZYVA®) - First Chemotherapy-Free, Anti-CD20 Combination Regimen Approved for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL) in Previously Untreated Patients

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) in combination with obinutuzumab (GAZYVA®) for adult patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL). The latest FDA approval expands the use of IMBRUVICA, which can already be administered as a single agent or in combination with bendamustine and rituximab (BR) for adult CLL/SLL patients.1 IMBRUVICA is a once-daily, first-in-class Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor that is administered orally, and is jointly developed and commercialized by Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie company, and Janssen Biotech, Inc.

Jan 25, 2019

AbbVie Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2018 Financial Results

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018.

Jan 18, 2019

AbbVie Provides Update on Phase 3 Study of Ibrutinib (IMBRUVICA®) in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced an update on the Phase 3 RESOLVE trial (PCYC-1137) of ibrutinib (IMBRUVICA®) in combination with chemotherapy agents nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine versus placebo in combination with these chemotherapy agents in patients with metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma (cancer). Metastatic pancreatic cancer is an aggressive and difficult-to-treat solid tumor primarily treated with chemotherapy today. IMBRUVICA is a first-in-class Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor jointly developed and commercialized by Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie company, and Janssen Biotech, Inc. (Janssen). IMBRUVICA has been available in the U.S. since 2013 and is FDA-approved for use in five B-cell blood cancers, as well as in chronic graft-versus-host-disease for a total of nine FDA-approved indications.

Jan 03, 2019

AbbVie and Tizona Therapeutics Announce Strategic Collaboration to Develop First-in-Class Immunotherapy for Cancer Targeting CD39

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, and Tizona Therapeutics, Inc. ("Tizona"), a privately held immunotherapy company, announced today that they have entered into a global, strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize CD39-targeted therapeutics, including TTX-030, a first-in-class antibody for the treatment of cancer. 

Jan 03, 2019

AbbVie to Host Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2018 Earnings Conference Call

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, will announce its fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 financial results on Friday, January 25, 2019 before the market opens. AbbVie will host a live webcast of the earnings conference call at 8 a.m. Central time (9 a.m. Eastern). It will be accessible through AbbVie's Investor Relations website investors.abbvie.com. An archived edition of the session will be available later that day.

Dec 20, 2018

AbbVie Submits New Drug Application to U.S. FDA and Marketing Authorization Application to EMA for Upadacitinib for Treatment of Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a marketing authorization application (MAA) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for upadacitinib, an oral investigational JAK1-selective inhibitor, for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis.

Dec 20, 2018

AbbVie to Present at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, will participate in the 37th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Michael Severino, M.D., Vice Chairman and President, will present at 10:00 a.m. Central time (8:00 a.m. Pacific time).

Dec 17, 2018

AbbVie Announces Executive Leadership Changes

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced a new Executive Leadership Team structure designed to streamline its organizational structure and support its long-term growth strategy.  Effective immediately, the new Team will consist of the following individuals, all of whom report to AbbVie Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Gonzalez: 

Dec 13, 2018

AbbVie Announces $5 Billion Increase to Stock Repurchase Program

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) has authorized a $5 billion increase to AbbVie's existing stock repurchase program.