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Autism Spectrum Disorder May Be Caused by Defects in the Mitochondria of Brain Cells

Early research shows how mild defects in the ‘batteries’ of cells in brain tissue can lead to behaviors similar to those of autism. Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia...


Mitochondria-Targeted Drug Development Digital Summit

The Mitochondria-Targeted Drug Development Digital Summit (April 27-29) is the only industry-led meeting focused on end-to-end mitochondria-targeting. Explore success stories from leading experts overcoming common challenges whilst exploring what’s...


I Make Sure My Support System Is Strong

When I’m deep in thought, reflecting on my life, I shudder to think who and where I’d be without the support of my family and friends. Whether I need...


Coenzyme Q10 could treat mitochondrial diseases, colon cancer, thyroid carcinoma and Crohn’s disease

Graphic overview of the research. Credit: University of Granada Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a molecule essential for life that is synthesized in the cells of our organs and tissues,...


‘It restored our faith in humanity’: Community raises $20K for Floyd County girl’s service dog

Chris and Courtney Crider are parents of three. And they are now bringing in a new, crucial, four-legged member of the family thanks to the generosity of their community....


S’porean, 17, chooses homeschool to look after sister who can’t talk, eat & move

Amanda and Amelia Ng couldn’t be more different as sisters. Amelia, 14, loves fashion, dressing up, and having her hair done up nicely. 17-year-old Amanda, on the other hand,...


Scaling heights to raise awareness and funds for a good cause

Participants in HCA Hospice Care’s The Vertical Challenge 2020: Amanda Ng and her sister Amelia Ng. She has a 14-year-old sister with a rare mitochondrial disorder and peers who...


Management Principles for Acute Illness in Patients With Medium-Chain Acyl-Coenzyme A Dehydrogenase Deficiency

MCADD RELATED: Abstract Medium-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD) is a fatty acid oxidation disorder in which the patient is unable to break down fats to produce energy. This...


Gene Therapy Injection in One Eye Improves Vision in Both

LHON RELATED: Credit: Aline Berry/ Pixabay In a landmark phase 3 clinical trial, the international team, coordinated by Dr Patrick Yu-Wai-Man from the University of Cambridge and Dr José-Alain...


GenSight Biologics : Announces Publication of Results from LUMEVOQ® REVERSE Pivotal Phase III Trial and Non-Human Primate Study in Science Translational Medicine

LHON RELATED: First publication based on Phase III data to document sustained and clinically meaningful bilateral improvement in visual acuity from unilateral injection of a gene therapy Non-human primate...