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Sep 26, 2019

AbbVie Receives FDA Approval of MAVYRET® (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) to Shorten Treatment Duration to Eight Weeks for Treatment-Naïve Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Compensated Cirrhosis Across All Genotypes

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of MAVYRET® (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) to shorten the once-daily treatment duration from 12 to 8 weeks in treatment-naïve, compensated cirrhotic, chronic hepatitis C (HCV) patients across all genotypes (GT1-6). In August 2017, MAVYRET received regulatory approval in the U.S. as an 8-week, pan-genotypic treatment for treatment-naïve HCV patients without cirrhosis.

Sep 25, 2019

AbbVie Announces Public Voting Open for the 2019 AbbVie CF Scholarship Thriving Student Awards, Given to Two Exceptional Students Living with Cystic Fibrosis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced the start of its public voting period for the 2019 Thriving Undergraduate and Thriving Graduate Scholarship. Following this voting period, scholarships totaling $25,000 each will be given to two commendable students living with cystic fibrosis (CF), an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system.

Sep 23, 2019

AbbVie to Present New and Updated Data From 22 Abstracts, Including Two Late-Breaking Abstracts for ABBV-951 and DUODOPA® (levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel), at the International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders®

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced experts in the neuroscience field will present results from two late-breaking abstracts, including final data from the Phase 1b study evaluating the safety and tolerability of the investigational medicine ABBV-951 in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease (PD), and data from the real-world DUOGLOBE study, evaluating the effect of DUODOPA® (levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel) in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease. In total, 22 abstracts featuring new and updated data evaluating AbbVie's neuroscience portfolio and pipeline will be presented at the 2019 International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders®, September 22-26 in Nice, France.

Sep 06, 2019

AbbVie Declares Quarterly Dividend

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.07 per share. 

Aug 29, 2019

AbbVie Discontinues Rovalpituzumab Tesirine (Rova-T) Research and Development Program

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that MERU, a Phase 3 trial evaluating Rova-T as a first-line maintenance therapy for advanced small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), demonstrated no survival benefit at a pre-planned interim analysis for patients receiving Rova-T as compared with placebo. The overall safety profile was generally consistent with that observed in previous studies. The MERU trial is being closed, and the Rova-T research and development program has been terminated. AbbVie will move forward prioritizing other development programs within its oncology pipeline.

Aug 27, 2019

AbbVie to Present at the Morgan Stanley Healthcare Conference

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, will participate in the Morgan Stanley 17th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 10, 2019.  Richard A. Gonzalez, chairman and chief executive officer, will present at 10:10 a.m. Central time.

Aug 16, 2019

AbbVie Receives FDA Approval of RINVOQ™ (upadacitinib), an Oral JAK Inhibitor For The Treatment of Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved RINVOQ (upadacitinib), a 15 mg, once-daily oral Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor, for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who have had an inadequate response or intolerance to methotrexate (MTX-IR).1 RINVOQ is expected to be available in the U.S. in late August 2019.

Aug 05, 2019

AbbVie Submits New Drug Application to US FDA for Investigational Elagolix for Management of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Associated with Uterine Fibroids in Women

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, in cooperation with Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX), today announced the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for elagolix, an investigational, oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist, for the management of heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) associated with uterine fibroids in women.

Aug 02, 2019

AbbVie's MAVIRET™ (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) Approved by European Commission to Shorten Treatment Duration to Eight Weeks for Treatment-Naïve Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Compensated Cirrhosis

- MAVIRET is now available as a shorter, 8-week, once-daily option for treatment-naïve, compensated cirrhotic, chronic hepatitis C (HCV) patients with genotype (GT)1, 2, 4, 5 and 6

Jul 26, 2019

AbbVie Reports Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.