On 16 April 2018, orphan designation (EU/3/18/2010) was granted by the European Commission to Novartis Europharm Limited, United Kingdom, for branaplam for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy.
The sponsorship was transferred to Novartis Europharm Limited, Ireland, in September 2018.
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Treatment of spinal muscular atrophy
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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;