Charlie Gard

25 July 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris Gard, Connie Yates and of course their son Charlie today, as they have been for the last 8 months.

The past months have been a painful reminder for many families who have had to face similar or the same terrible sadness for their children and also a stark reminder for those who may have to face such sadness in the future. These are heart-breaking situations that no parent or child should ever ever have to face.

Mitochondrial Disease is a truly horrible disease for which there is currently no cure.
Yesterday was the culmination of events which highlighted that more research is critically needed and that we must continue to fight to make sure that we do find a cure for Mitochondrial Disease.

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Highlights of Euromit 2017

17 July 2017

We are excited to share some recent updates on the diagnosis and potential treatments of Mitochondrial Disease which were discussed at the Patient Meeting of Euromit 2017 in Cologne, Germany.

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Epilepsy & Mitochondrial Disease

31 May 2017

Is there a link between Mitochondrial Disease and epilepsy?

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Hypoxia treatment reverses brain damage in a mouse model of Leigh syndrome

4 May 2017

A recent study has shown that breathing air with low levels of oxygen could improve survival and reverse brain damage associated with Mitochondrial Disease in a mouse model of Leigh Syndrome. 

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Neuromuscular Translation Research Conference 2017

4 May 2017

Exciting updates on potential treatments to help in the fight against Mitochondrial Disease from the 10th Neuromuscular Translational Conference in London.

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Dystonia Awareness Week

4 May 2017

Interesting research of movement disorders in Mitochondrial Disease.

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