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by GingerD
Join us Friday, April 1, 2016 at Noon (EST)/9 a.m. (PST) as Dr. Amy Goldstein provides an update on the Mitochondrial Medicine Society.Areas of discussion include: Transplantation in Mito patientsStroke protocol for MELASStandards of care for Mito patientsCenters of Excellence and the need for community involvement/input

 

Mar 28, 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

This summary made possible by the generous support of Choate, Hall & Stewart

 

Nov 23, 2015 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
Mitochondrial dysfunction has been identified as an important factor in many diseases and conditions beyond primary mitochondrial disease, including autism, ALS, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and diabetes. Exposure to toxins via medication, lifestyle, and the environment may lead to mitochondrial dysfunction, cell damage and organ dysfunction. Join us this month with Dr.
Sep 17, 2015 Comments: 1
by Cristy Balcells

Mitochondrial disorders are characterized by complex presentation of multiple symptoms. Due to a variety of factors, including heterogenity of the disease, erratic symptom presentation and general lack of awareness about the condition, families with mitochondrial disease are more often faced with accusations of medical child abuse than other conditions. Living with mitochondrial disease and serving as one's own advocate impacts the entire family on a daily basis.

Dec 12, 2014 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells
Join us this month with Dr. Andrew Nierenberg from Massachusetts General Hospital to learn more about Psychiatric Disorders in Mitochondrial Diseases and Mitochondrial Dysregulation in Psychiatric Disorders.
Sep 26, 2014 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells

What is the impact of illness or infection on a patient with mitochondrial disease?

Jul 24, 2014 Comments: 0
by Cristy Balcells
Oxidative Stress and Mitochondrial DysfunctionJoin us Friday, May 2nd 2014 for an informative discussion with Dr. Richard Frye, Director of Autism Research and Director of the Autism Multispecialty Clinic at Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute.There is increasing evidence that mitochondrial dysfunction is associated with autism spectrum disorder.
Apr 29, 2014 Comments: 6
by Cristy Balcells
Understanding the mechanisms of mitochondrial deafnessJoin us this month with Dr. Peter Kullar, Clinical Research Fellow at the Wellcome Trust Research Centre for Mitochondrial Disease at Newcastle University (UK) to learn about mitochondrial disease and hearing loss.
Apr 02, 2014 Comments: 0

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