On 17 July 2013, orphan designation (EU/3/13/1168) was granted by the European Commission to University Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, for ex-vivo-expanded autologous human corneal epithelium containing stem cells for the treatment of limbal-stem-cell deficiency.
Ex-vivo-expanded autologous human corneal epithelium containing stem cells
|Disease / condition||
Treatment of limbal-stem-cell deficiency
|Date of decision||
|Orphan decision number||
Review of designation
Sponsor's contact details
For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:
- Orphanet, a database containing information on rare diseases, which includes a directory of patients’ organisations registered in Europe;
- European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), a non-governmental alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.