AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company, today presented new positive results from the pivotal Phase 3 ultIMMa-1 and ultIMMa-2 replicate clinical trials that evaluated the safety and efficacy of risankizumab (150 mg) compared to placebo or ustekinumab (45 or 90 mg, based on patient weight). These results were featured during the “Late-breaking Research: Clinical Trials” session at the 2018 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in San Diego.

Risankizumab is an investigational interleukin-23 (IL-23) inhibitor being evaluated for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.1 Risankizumab is not approved by regulatory authorities and its safety and efficacy have not been established.