Exciting News from FMM & UMDF!
Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine and United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation combine to provide a larger platform for the patient community. Read the press release and fact sheet below. All are invited to a conference call on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at noon EST to discuss this exciting announcement. To call in, please dial: 1-650-479-3207 and use Access Code: 664 […]Read More
Not Giving In
Pain. Susan Schreer Davis, contributing writer and Voice of Hope for all those seeking inspiration in their day-to-day lives. Follow along each week at www.hopeflies.org, and on social media. Some days it pops up like an afternoon thunderstorm. On others, it settles in my bones, unwilling to loosen its grip. A recent bout of discomfort […]Read More
Day 15 – We wish you a happy holiday
Hope Flies this Holiday Season…because of you!. Hope can fly. Hope can heal. Please continue to share stories, fuel connections and help fund treatments. From all of us at FMM, we wish you a warm and happy holiday.Read More
Day 8: What is your firefly number?
What is your firefly number As the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine introduces you to the many faces of mitochondrial disease, we would like to tell you about connections with related diseases and why it is so important for us to focus on the common thread in all of us… Mitochondria! Your Firefly Number shows your personal […]Read More
Family Friendly Gathering After the Hope Flies Golf Tournament – Friday, April 22nd
Gather with us on Friday, April 22nd for Live Music, Great Food and Friends! Following FMM’s new Hope Flies® Golf Tournament, we’ll be having a family friendly dinner and live music. Made to order pizza’s provided by Your Pie Buckhead along with acoustic guitar music. All are welcome! A great way to spend a Spring […]Read More
20 Days of Glow – Day 10: The Path to the Cures
The Path to Drug Development is a Long Hard Road Mitochondrial disease awareness is where Autism and Alzheimer’s were 25 years ago. Drug development is in very early stages; currently there is no cure; only symptoms are treated. Many drug trials take years – and treatment advancements happen one small step at a time. Compounding […]Read More
Today is #GAGivesDay – Support FMM!
November 12, 2015 has finally arrived and it is #GAGivesDay, a 24-hour day of giving! The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine is proud to partner with the program again this year. Every Georgian is being asked to participate on November 12th. All contributions made on the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine’s page through the GA Gives Day website will go […]Read More
FMM Joins Georgia Gives Day to Fund the Cures!
The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine is proud to join the GA Gives Day to Fund the Cures for Mitochondrial Disease! Every Georgian is being asked to participate on November 12th. All contributions made on the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine’s page through the GA Gives Day website will go direction to FMM! If you give $25 or $25,000, every dollar helps […]Read More
May is National ALS Awareness Month
Did You Know that Mitochondrial Disease and ALS are Related? Mitochondrial disease can look like any number of better known diseases, including: Autism, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS), muscular dystrophy and chronic fatigue, among others. Adults and children with it can have features similar to other disorders like: Epilepsy, Myopathy, Developmental Delay, learning disabilities and Fibromyalgia. Research shows that mitochondrial dysfunction […]Read More
Walk for Abby Celebrated it’s 5th Year with a BANG!
Walk for Abby raises almost $200,000 in 5 Years! On Saturday, April 25th, more than 580 walkers, volunteers and supporters gathered for the 5th Annual Walk for Abby in Broad Brook, CT. Walk for Abby was founded by the Sauerhoefer Family and the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine. As of 2014, Abby’s Helping Hand, a non-profit […]Read More