Mitochondrial Disease News


Soller council launches charity brolly campaign to raise funds for special wheelchair

WORTHY CAUSE: The goal is to collect enough money to buy a standing wheelchair for CREDIT: Ajuntament de Sóller Facebook @ajuntamentsoller SOLLER council has launched a charity brolly campaign...


vTv Therapeutics to Present Additional Positive Clinical Study Results from Phase 2 Simplici-T1 Study of TTP399 as Adjunctive Therapy for Patients with Type 1 Diabetes at EASD Virtual Meeting

Potential First-in-Class, Liver-Selective Glucokinase Activator HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — vTv Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: VTVT) today announced it will deliver two oral presentations emphasizing the...


Hiking wheelchair opens outdoor lifestyle to people living with physical disabilities

BEND, Ore. — It’s a crisp September morning. A good time to go for a hike. For 21-year-old Isaac Shannon, that means strapping into the AdvenChair. “I’m in a...


Gaige Brandon Pendergrass

LIVED UNTIL AGE 10: Our angel has earned his wings and made his way home. Gaige Brandon Pendergrass made his way to heaven on Monday, September 7, 2020. Gaige...


Trials begin for a new weapon against Parkinson’s: light

Alan Minson says his Parkinson’s symptoms improved after he started to use a “light helmet” in July 2019. Light therapy can help lift moods, heal wounds, and boost the...


Decades-Old Mitochondrial Mystery Could Lead To New Disease Treatments

Penn Medicine researchers have solved a decades-old mystery around a key molecule fueling the power plant of cells that could be exploited to find new ways to treat diseases,...


Yale study suggests leaky mitochondria to be a cause of fragile X symptoms

Wikimedia Commons In a study published in “Cell” on Aug.13, Yale researchers identified a defect in a cell structure called the mitochondria to be a cause of a rare...


Starting the Conversation During Mitochondrial Awareness Week

(L-R) Sawyer Chubey, Maren Bradford, and her sister Ada Bradford Every 30 minutes, a child is born who will develop a mitochondrial disease by the age of 10. The...


Family mission for Mitochondrial Awareness Week

Fiona Drumm with Lochlainn and Eilis CORONATION Street fans may be aware of the heartbreaking story line that has unfolded on their screens when soap favourite Leanne Battersby’s son...


Prior Park College lights up green for World Mitochondrial Disease Week

On Sunday, the College Mansion joined many other historic buildings, monuments and sites in going green in support of World Mitochondrial Awareness Week. Light Up For Mito seeks to...