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Monthly Mito Expert Series

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Join us on Friday, Sept. 22 at Noon EST/9 a.m.
Aug 21, 2017 Comments: 0
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Please join MitoAction, Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine, and UMDF for a special presentation by Stealth BioTherapeutics on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 at 12 p.m.
Aug 02, 2017 Comments: 0
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Health and family issues kept Sheridan Johnston from attending the last few MitoAction Energy Walks but this year a healthier Sheridan is rarin’ to go!

Sheridan is thrilled to feel that walk “vibe” again. “There are no words to describe what it feels like to be a patient on that day,” she said. “There’s some sort of freedom on that day … being around people like me. There’s a camaraderie that’s instantly felt. We build each other up.”

Aug 02, 2017 Comments: 0
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Update from BioElectronJoin us on Friday, June 23 at Noon EST/9 a.m.
Jun 09, 2017 Comments: 0
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Join us on Friday, April 21 at Noon EST/9 a.m. PST as Dr. Michio Hirano, Chief of the Neuromuscular Division at Columbia University Medical Center, and Kris Engelstad MS CGC, a board-certified genetic counselor and program coordinator at Columbia University Medical Center, discuss Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy.

Learn more about MRT, also known in the media as three-person babies.

Topics of discussion include:

Apr 16, 2017 Comments: 0
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Join us on Thursday, March 2 at 3 p.m. EST/Noon PST as Greg Macpherson, CEO of MitoQ, discusses "Mitochondria and MitoQ: A Research Update."

MitoQ's mission is to raise awareness of mitochondria and the link between optimal mitochondria function, health, and longevity.

Topics of discussion include:

Feb 14, 2017 Comments: 0
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Kayla West’s cousins have mitochondrial disease. “I helped them feel like normal kids,” she said. “That’s what they wanted.”Kayla spent two years helping to take care of her cousins before her family moved from Washington to Texas. She would make sure they didn’t get too hot; she hooked them up to their heart monitors, oxygen, and feeding tubes before bed; she played with them; and she carried them if they needed it. “They became a huge part of my life,” she said.

Feb 07, 2017 Comments: 0
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Nov 30, 2016 Comments: 0
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Join us on Friday, Dec. 2 at noon EST/9 a.m. PST as Mark Tarnopolsky MD, PhD, FRCP(C) discusses exercise and nutrition therapy for mitochondrial disease.Dr.
Nov 23, 2016 Comments: 0
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This is a joint message between MitoAction, UMDF, and the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine for the benefit of the mitochondrial disease community.

Patients, parents, and families -- please join us Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at Noon EST (9 a.m. PST) by teleconference for a discussion of data from Stealth BioTherapeutics' Mitochondrial Myopathy clinical trial.

Nov 10, 2016 Comments: 0

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