Mitochondrial Medicine Society Publications

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Join us with Dr. Sumit Parikh, Director of the Cleveland Clinic Neurogenetics, Metabolic and Mitochondrial Disease program, and past president of the Mitochondrial Medicine Society. Learn more about the 2014-2015 publications based on collaborations and consensus surveys completed by the Mitochondrial Medicine Society. The landmark series of publications is the first to address existing standards of care and most common approaches to diagnosis, use of supplements and symptom management by leaders in mitochondrial medicine around the US.

Key points:
  • Mitochondrial medicine’s complexity bring unique challenges to physicians
  • The practice of Mitochondrial Medicine has varied from provider-to-provider
  • Patients and families deserve uniformity in regards to diagnosis and treatment
  • The MMS Consensus Project was conceived with this goal in mind

About The Speaker

Dr. Parikh is the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Neurogenetics, Metabolic & Mitochondrial disease program.  His clinical and research interests include the genetic diagnosis and treatment of patients with mitochondrial cytopathies, inborn errors of metabolism, cognitive and developmental regression, autism, leukodystrophies and developmental delays. He is part of the North American Mitochondrial Disease Research Consortium (NAMDC) and the Primary Investigator for the Pearson Syndrome Natural History study.  He is an invited lecturer at national meetings and hospitals.

He completed his residency in pediatrics and fellowship in child neurology at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and received additional training in genetics and metabolism at Cleveland Clinic and Centers for Inherited Diseases of Metabolism. Dr. Parikh has had the privilege of having Bruce Cohen, Charles Hoppel and Marvin Natowicz serve as his teachers during that time.

He joined the Cleveland Clinic in 2004. Since 2007, Dr. Parikh has been selected as one of “America’s Best Doctors.”

He serves as Scientific & Medical Advisor to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association and the International Foundation for CDKL5 Research. He is the Past President of the Mitochondrial Medicine Society. He is an invited faculty member of the North American Metabolic Academy. He was on the scientific planning committee of the Child Neurology Society and is an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Child Neurology, Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease and Molecular Genetics & Metabolism.

Date: 03/06/2015
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