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Feb 26, 2015

AbbVie's Ongoing Research in Neuroscience and Oncology will be Featured at the 2015 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that 15 abstracts of studies in its neuroscience and oncology development programs have been accepted for presentation during the 67th American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Washington, D.C., from April 18-25. The accepted abstracts feature results from studies evaluating AbbVie's FDA-approved product, DUOPA, in addition to investigational treatments in AbbVie's pipeline. Presentations will include Phase 1 results from a study of ABT-414 in patients with glioblastoma multiforme, Phase 3 data for ZINBRYTA™ (daclizumab high-yield process), which is being developed jointly with Biogen Idec, in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis, and results from a study of DUOPA (carbidopa and levodopa) enteral suspension in advanced Parkinson's disease.

Feb 25, 2015

AbbVie to Present at Cowen 35th Annual Health Care Conference

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will participate in the Cowen 35th Annual Health Care Conference on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Bill Chase, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will make a presentation on the company and participate in a question and answer session at 9 a.m. Central time.

Feb 23, 2015

Results from AbbVie's Study of VIEKIRA PAK™ (ombitasvir, paritaprevir, ritonavir tablets; dasabuvir tablets) in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients with HIV-1 Co-Infection (TURQUOISE-I) Published Online in JAMA; Sub-analyses to be Presented at the Annual Confere

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that results from part one of the Phase 2 portion of its Phase2/3 open-label study, TURQUOISE-I, in genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) co-infection were published online in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Additional sub-analyses also will be presented in both oral and poster presentations on Feb. 26, at the Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle, Wash.

Feb 11, 2015

AbbVie Submits New Drug Application in Japan for its Investigational, All-Oral, Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) seeking approval for the company's investigational, all-oral, ribavirin (RBV) and interferon (IFN)-free, 12-week, two direct-acting antiviral treatment of ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir (OBV/PTV/r), dosed once daily. The submission is for the treatment of patients with genotype 1 (GT1) chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.

Jan 30, 2015

AbbVie Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Financial Results

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2014.

Jan 30, 2015

AbbVie Announces Top-line Results from Phase 3 Study of All-Oral Treatment for Hepatitis C in Japan

- 95 percent SVR12 rate achieved in Japanese patients new to therapy with genotype 1b chronic hepatitis C virus infection without cirrhosis and with a high viral load

Jan 16, 2015

AbbVie to Host Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Earnings Conference Call

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will announce its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 financial results on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, before the market opens.

Jan 16, 2015

European Commission Grants Marketing Authorizations for AbbVie's VIEKIRAX® (ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir tablets) + EXVIERA® (dasabuvir tablets) for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorizations for its all-oral, short-course, interferon-free treatment of VIEKIRAX® (ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir tablets) + EXVIERA® (dasabuvir tablets).1,2 The treatment has been approved with or without ribavirin (RBV) for patients with genotype 1 (GT1) chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, including those with compensated liver cirrhosis, HIV-1 co-infection, patients on opioid substitution therapy and liver transplant recipients.1,2 Additionally, VIEKIRAX has been approved for use with RBV in genotype 4 (GT4) chronic hepatitis C patients.1

Jan 12, 2015

AbbVie Announces U.S. FDA Approval of DUOPA™ (carbidopa and levodopa) Enteral Suspension for the Treatment of Motor Fluctuations in Patients with Advanced Parkinson's Disease

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved AbbVie's (NYSE: ABBV) DUOPA™ (carbidopa and levodopa) enteral suspension for the treatment of motor fluctuations for people with advanced Parkinson's disease. DUOPA is administered using a small, portable infusion pump that delivers carbidopa and levodopa directly into the small intestine for 16 continuous hours via a procedurally-placed tube.