Mitochondrial Medicine Society Update 2016

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Dr. Amy Goldstein provides an update on the Mitochondrial Medicine Society.

Areas of discussion include:

  • Transplantation in Mito patients
  • Stroke protocol for MELAS
  • Standards of care for Mito patients

Centers of Excellence and the need for community involvement/input

About the Speaker

Dr. Amy Goldstein, a member of the Board of Trustees of UMDF, is on faculty at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in the Division of Pediatric Neurology. She is board certified in pediatrics, neurology, and psychiatry with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She began a multidisciplinary Mitochondrial Disease clinic in 2007 and is now the Director of Neurogenetics & Metabolism and the site Principle Investigator for NAMDC (the North American Mitochondrial Disease Consortium). She is also President of the Mitochondrial Medicine Society. Her clinical research interests include improving fatigue and exercise intolerance as well as developing common patient-centered outcome measures for clinical trials.

Date: 04/03/2016
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