About us


At AbbVie, our mission is to have a remarkable impact on people's lives.

In the field of oncology, we strive to accomplish this mission through the unique combination of our deep knowledge in core areas of biology, cutting‑edge technologies, and collaboration with our partners—scientists, clinical experts, industry peers, and patients—to discover and develop medicines that drive transformational improvements in cancer treatment.

Key Facts

20 Primary Research and Manufacturing Facilities Around the World

6 AbbVie R&D Sites Focused on Oncology

300+ Global Clinical Trials

20+ Compounds in Clinical Research

Dedicated to Discovery

Our commitment to science starts with the courageous, passionate, and persistent experts in our research and development facilities. Learn more about the six primary research centers and 14 manufacturing sites around the world that are helping to shape the future of cancer therapy.

Research and development

Working together

Our internal research efforts are complemented by innovative collaborations across the highest levels of industry, academia and government. Working together enables us to foster sharing of knowledge to strengthen our pipeline and advance science aimed at providing better medicines for patients.

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Research Perspectives

Our teams advance leading-edge science through dynamic and collaborative approaches. Andrew Petros, principal research scientist at AbbVie, was part of a team that led the way to a breakthrough discovery in apoptosis.

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