AbbVie Showcases IBD Therapies at Digestive Disease Week Annual Meeting

AbbVie Showcases IBD Therapies at Digestive Disease Week Annual Meeting
AbbvielogoNorth Chicago, Illinois based multinational biopharmaceutical company AbbVie presented 13 abstracts at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Annual Meeting held May 21-24, 2016, at San Diego, California. BIlogoAbstracts presented addressed treatment developments for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) including adult and pediatric Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. AbbVie and Boehringer Ingelheim also presented late-breaking data on the L-23p19 blocker risankizumab, formerly known as BI 655066, an investigational anti-IL-23 monoclonal biologic antibody that is the frontrunner biologic from Boehringer Ingelheim's Immunology research. AbbVie and Boehringer Ingelheim entered into a global collaboration agreement in March 2016 to develop and commercialize risankizumab, currently in Phase 2 development for the treatment of Crohn's disease, psoriatic arthritis and asthma, and in Phase 3 development as a psoriasis treatment. Research on AbbVie's
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