|Latest Research – The Path To A Cure
FMM’s 2011 grant to Netherland’s research team, led by Dr. Jan Smeitink, has contributed to promising results. The result of this project is that new efficient compounds have been obtained, including one of which or more has the potency to end up as a new mitochondrial drug. Based on these promising results, to which the FMM grant contributed, Dr. Smeitink’s team was recently awarded a 3 million Euro grant via the Dutch ZonMW PMRARE initiative. More details can be found in recent peer reviewed manuscripts New England Journal of Medicine and EMBO Journal.
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Hope Flies Health Series: An Evening with Holly Robinson Peete
The program featured a presentation by Ms. Robinson Peete about her personal journey with her father’s Parkinson’s and her son’s Autism, followed by a panel of medical experts who addressed the connections between Autism, Parkinson’s and mitochondrial disease as well as the latest research and hope for the future. Medical experts included mitochondrial disease expert Dr. John Shoffner of Medical Neurogenetics Lab; Parkinson’s expert Dr. Zbigniew Wszolek of the Mayo Clinic; Autism expert and author Dr. Martha Herbert, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Pediatric Neurologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston; and Associate Provost and developmental neuropsychologist Robin Morris, PhD, of Georgia State University. Read More…
|Mitochondrial Disease – What Is It?
The Path to a Cure – Read an Overview of Mitochondrial Dysfunction.
Download this white paper summarizing the connection between mitochondrial dysfunction and common diseases. Click here for the white paper.