On 26 June 2020, orphan designation EU/3/20/2297 was granted by the European Commission to YES Pharmaceutical Development Services GmbH, Germany, for adeno-associated virus serotype HSC15 expressing human arylsulfatase A gene (also known as HMI-202) for the treatment of metachromatic leukodystrophy.
Adeno-associated virus serotype HSC15 expressing human arylsulfatase A gene
treatment of metachromatic leukodystrophy
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Review of designation
|July 2023||Please note that this product was withdrawn from the Union Register of orphan medicinal products in July 2023 on request of the Sponsor.|
|October 2022||The sponsorship was transferred to Propharma Group The Netherlands B.V., Netherlands.|
|June 2021||The sponsorship was transferred to Diamond Pharma Services Ireland Limited, Ireland.|
Documents related to this orphan designation evaluation
EU/3/20/2297: Public summary of opinion on orphan designation for Adeno-associated virus serotype HSC15 expressing human arylsulfatase A gene for the treatment of metachromatic leukodystrophy (PDF/217.09 KB)
First published: 24/09/2020
Last updated: 21/07/2023
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