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Oct 31, 2014

AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014.

Oct 23, 2014

AbbVie Named a Top Employer in Science Magazine's Annual Survey for Second Consecutive Year

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that Science/Science Careers has included AbbVie in its annual Top Employers Survey, as surveyed by more than 5,000 respondents in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries.

Oct 20, 2014

Announcement of Termination of Proposed AbbVie and Shire Transaction

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Oct 20, 2014

AbbVie Announces New $5 Billion Stock Repurchase Program and Increases Dividend

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) today authorized a new $5 billion stock repurchase program and increased the company's quarterly cash dividend by nearly 17 percent.

Oct 13, 2014

AbbVie Announces Late-Breaking Results from Phase 3 Trial of HUMIRA® (adalimumab) in Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Patients at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced new results from PIONEER II, a pivotal Phase 3 study, demonstrating the effect of HUMIRA® (adalimumab)  in reducing common clinical signs and symptoms in moderate-to-severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), specifically the number of abscesses and inflammatory nodules.4 Data were presented as a late-breaking abstract at the 23rd Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) meeting in Amsterdam. The results of this study, in combination with previously presented results from PIONEER I, will contribute to worldwide regulatory filings for an expanded use of HUMIRA. HUMIRA is not currently approved by regulatory authorities for the treatment of HS.

Oct 01, 2014

AbbVie Demonstrates Commitment to Continued Research in Hepatitis C with Investigational Data from Clinical Program Being Presented at The Liver Meeting®

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced that data from its ongoing Phase 1 through Phase 3 hepatitis C clinical development programs will be presented at The Liver Meeting®, the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) in Boston, November 7-11, 2014.

Sep 25, 2014

AbbVie's HUMIRA® (adalimumab) Receives U.S. FDA Approval for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients with Moderately to Severely Active Crohn's Disease

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved HUMIRA® (adalimumab) for reducing signs and symptoms, and achieving and maintaining clinical remission, in pediatric Crohn's disease patients 6 years of age and older when certain other treatments have not worked well enough. This FDA approval represents the eighth indication for HUMIRA in the United States and makes it the first and only biologic treatment approved for use in this patient population that can be administered at home.

Sep 22, 2014

AbbVie to Present Clinical Study Data on Potential New Oncology Medicines at the 2014 European Society of Medical Oncology Annual Meeting

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced that data from several clinical studies evaluating potential new medicines in the company's oncology pipeline will be presented at the upcoming 2014 European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Congress, September 26-30, in Madrid, Spain. Data being presented include results from a Phase 2 study evaluating the safety and efficacy of veliparib (ABT-888), a poly (adenosine diphosphate [ADP]–ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, in combination with two broad-acting chemotherapeutic medicines in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).