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Research 12 September 2023

Original approaches in the quest for a cure

The landscape around mitochondrial research is changing all the time as new approaches are considered and new projects undertaken. One such project is a trial using stem cells to treat muscle damage in mitochondrial myopathy patients, and we spoke with Bert Smeets, Professor of Clinical Genomics at Maastricht University, about how this technology could help in mitochondrial care.

Research 12 September 2023

Hope for future mito research on the horizon

Everyone at The Lily Foundation was delighted to hear the recent news that the UK is to rejoin Horizon Europe, the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation. The scheme provides access to a huge pot of money that UK-based scientists and institutions will be able to apply for again, so naturally brings hope of further research into treatments for mitochondrial diseases.