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Mitochondrial Disease News


A glimmer of hope: Researcher creates cell lines to help treat mitochondrial diseases in children

The mitochondrion has garnered quite the reputation for its role as the “powerhouse of the cell.” These tiny, but mighty organelles play various life-sustaining roles, from powering our own...


USF men’s tennis team is forever young with their newest member

TAMPA, Fla. – Meet the newest member of the USF Men’s Tennis team. He’s a hard one to keep up with. That’s because Declan Patrick is a little all over...


Why are mitochondria known as the powerhouse of the cell?

Check out the structure and function of mitochondria. Why are mitochondria known as the powerhouse of the cell? A cell is a structural and functional unit of life. It consists of Plasma...


Florence mother sees hope while 2-year-old son battles incurable disease

FLORENCE S.C. (WPDE) — Aneesa Licorish said the past year has been hard for her two-year-old son, Jeremiah Gracen, but she is encouraged that he’s showing signs of improvement. Jeremiah...


MitoAction and Cure Mito Foundation Announce Partnership with AllStripes Research

This partnership will support multiple Leigh syndrome research projects and fuel development of future treatments. September 19, 2020 — MitoAction, a nonprofit organization founded to make a measurable impact...


Annie’s Adventures: remembering an old friend and raising funds to help new ones

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — While taking your cans or bottles to places like Upstate Bottle Return in Lockport, you might see a donation bin. One bin at that location...


Matthew Cosentino Ready To Walk The Falmouth Road Race

Around the pediatric unit of Mass General Hospital, Matthew Cosentino, 23, is known as “Mattie Miracle.” At the age of 10, he was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease, a chronic...


Respite care provides a much-needed break from caregiving for parents of kids with disabilities

This article is part of State of Health, a series about how Michigan communities are rising to address health challenges. It is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health...


Reneo Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Dosed in the STRIDE Study

Reneo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Wed, July 28, 2021, 8:00 AM·3 min read IRVINE, Calif., July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reneo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RPHM), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company...


A glimmer of hope: Virginia Tech researcher creates cell lines to help treat mitochondrial diseases in children

The mitochondrion has garnered quite the reputation for its role as the “powerhouse of the cell.” These tiny, but mighty organelles play various life-sustaining roles, from powering our own...