EU/3/14/1375: Orphan designation for the treatment of xeroderma pigmentosum



On 19 November 2014, orphan designation (EU/3/14/1375) was granted by the European Commission to Prof. Alain Taieb, France, for Pro-Pro-Thr-Val-Pro-Thr-Arg for the treatment of xeroderma pigmentosum.

The sponsorship was transferred to ProGeLife S.A.S., France, in June 2016.

Please note that this product was withdrawn from the Union Register of orphan medicinal products in February 2022 on request of the Sponsor.

Key facts

Active substance
Intended use
Treatment of xeroderma pigmentosum
Orphan designation status
EU designation number
Date of designation
ProGeLife S.A.S.
8 Rue Sainte Barbe
13001 Marseille
Tel. +33 6 42 72 84 44
Fax +33 4 91 99 85 99

Review of designation

The Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products reviews the orphan designation of a product if it is approved for marketing authorisation.

Documents related to this orphan designation evaluation

Patients' organisations

For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:

  • European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), a non-governmental alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.

  • Orphanet, a database containing information on rare diseases, which includes a directory of patients’ organisations registered in Europe.

EU register of orphan medicines

The list of medicines that have received an orphan designation in the EU is available on the European Commission's website:

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