Dave Keane has worked in the Genetics testing field since 1998. He became interested in Mitochondrial Disease in 2004 and has attended almost 20 UMDF symposia. His career has taken him from Athena Diagnostics, Transgenomic, GeneDx and now Variantyx. He has attended approximately 50 Mito grand rounds presented by Bruce Cohen, Sumit Parikh, Fran Kendall, Bob Naviaux, Amy Goldstein and others. He works closely with the UMDF and MitoAction to facilitate genetic testing for hundreds of Mito patients and has always functioned from a “the patient comes first” perspective.