Sunshine Coast local fights for change after years battling mitochondrial disease

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Mito-bioiethics debate in Australia, parallel to the one in the US, profile of pro-mitochondrial donation (aka mitochondrial replacement therapy MRT prior):   AT JUST 19 years old, Sunshine Coast local Rebecca Patterson was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease (mito), an inherited, debilitating and potentially fatal disorder that robs the body’s cells of the energy they need to function properly. Suffering from low lung capacity, severe muscle weakness as well as chronic fatigue […]