Logo of Orphanet

Orphanet is a European website providing information about orphan drugs and rare diseases.[1] It contains content both for physicians and for patients. Its administrative office is in Paris and its official medical journal is the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases published on their behalf by BioMed Central.

The website is managed by a consortium of academic establishments from 35 countries, led by Inserm.[2]


  1. ^ Aymé, S; Schmidtke, J (December 2007). "Networking for rare diseases: a necessity for Europe". Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 50 (12): 1477–83. doi:10.1007/s00103-007-0381-9. PMID 18026888.
  2. ^ "Orphanet: About Orphanet". www.orpha.net. Retrieved 2017-02-20.

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