On 25 May 2018, orphan designation (EU/3/18/2017) was granted by the European Commission to Celgene Europe Limited, United Kingdom, for autologous CD4+ and CD8+ T cells expressing a CD19-specific chimeric antigen receptor (also known as JCAR017) for the treatment of follicular lymphoma.
The sponsorship was transferred to Celgene Europe B.V., the Netherlands, in February 2019.
Autologous CD4+ and CD8+ T cells expressing a CD19-specific chimeric antigen receptor
|Disease / condition||
Treatment of follicular lymphoma
|Date of first decision||
|EU designation number||
Review of designation
Sponsor's contact details
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;