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by GingerD
Join us on Friday, Oct. 7 at noon EST (9 a.m. PST) as Dr. Darius Adams, a clinical geneticist, discusses molecular diagnostic testing for mitochondrial disorders.Dr.
Sep 29, 2016 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells
What are fatty acid oxidation disorders, and why are they related to mitochondrial disorders?

Join us this month on Friday February 5th, 2016 with Dr. Jerry Vockley, University of Pittsburgh Cleveland Family Professor of Pediatric Research and Professor of Human Genetics at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Dr. Vockley is the Chief of Medical Genetics and Director of the Center for Rare Disease Therapy.

Additional areas of discussion include: 

Jan 25, 2016 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells
What is Mitochondrial Myopathy? Learn more with Dr. Bruce Cohen on November 20th


Nov 10, 2015 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells
What is the mitochondrial disorder PDCD?PDCD is an abbreviation for pyruvate dehydrogenase complex deficiency, a genetic mitochondrial disorder in children which is frequently associated with lactic acidosis and neurological/neuromuscular symptoms. Join us Friday November 7th, 2014 with Dr. Peter Stacpoole from the University of Florida to learn about testing, diagnosis and treatment of PDCD.

(From Dr. Stacpoole's Benefunder Research page)

Oct 20, 2014 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells
Tools for Testing Mitochondrial Disorders: The Latest Advances in Genetics and Genomics

Join us on Friday August 3rd, 2012 with guest speaker Dr. Richard Boles from Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc. to discuss:

Jul 23, 2012 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells

Interpreting Common Lab Tests & Values 101: A Lesson for Mito Patients & Families


Apr 02, 2012 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells
Join us this month with Dr. Richard Haas from University of California San Diego to discuss:Practical Approaches to a Mito Diagnosis


Feb 28, 2012 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells

Do I have Mito? Does my child have Mito?How do I know?How can I be tested?What should I do?!

Oct 25, 2011 Comments: 2
by Cristy Balcells
Do people with mitochondrial disease have issues with immunity and allergies?What are immunodeficiency disorders, and why is this important for mitochondrial disease patients?Are treatment approaches for allergies and immunodeficiency different for Mito patients?
Aug 29, 2011 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells
Many parents and clinicians have heard about the connection between autism (including ASD and PDD) and mitochondrial dysfunction. Join us with Dr. Fran Kendall of Atlanta's Virtual Medical Practice to learn more and discuss:What is classified as mitochondrial dysfunction and mitochondrial disease?
Jun 24, 2011 Comments: 0


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