Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine


Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine
9th of May 2017

SE Mitochondrial Medicine Symposium Highlights Ground-Breaking Research

Southeast Mitochondrial Medicine Symposium Highlights Ground-Breaking Research for Neurologic Diseases In early April, The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine paired with the other leading mitochondrial disease research/educational organizations, the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF), to jointly sponsor the Southeast Regional Symposium on Mitochondrial Medicine in Birmingham, Ala. The symposium: “Understanding Mitochondrial Disease and Mitochondrial Dysfunction:  Opportunities […]

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20th of April 2017

Fireflyer Newsletter – April

Read FMM’s April Newsletter Here

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8th of April 2017

Plans under way for 8th Annual Catch the Cure!

8th Annual Catch the Cure, Friday, September 22, 2017  The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine (FMM) will host the 8thAnnual Hope Flies Catch the Cure at the Stave Room, American Spirit Works, in Atlanta on Friday, September 22. Thank you to the 2017 Event Co-Chairs, Kyle Hinson & Anne Worrell, for graciously leading this year’s celebration with passion […]

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7th of April 2017

Thought leaders in mitochondrial disease & science in Birmingham #SEmitosymposium

Thought leaders in mitochondrial disease, science and organizational leadership meet together in Birmingham April on April 7th  for the Mitochondrial Medicine Southeast Symposium. On April 8th, patient families and advocates come together for learning and resource sharing. FMM and UMDF are proud to partner together to provide this opportunity for learning and sharing. #SEmitosymposium press […]

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28th of February 2017

Our Hope Flies for Rare Disease Day!

FMM Shines the spotlight on Rare Disease Day 2017 Throughout the month of February we raised awareness and funds in honor of Rare Disease Day on February 28. Thank you to all our #give28on28 supporters far and wide for being a special part of our month of stories and awareness. If you would like to join […]

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20th of February 2017

#give28on28 stories – Jason

Stand with FMM in support of Rare Disease Day (Feb. 28), an international advocacy day to bring widespread recognition of rare diseases as a global health challenge. Share stories and #give28on28    

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18th of February 2017

#give28on28 stories – Abby

Stand with FMM in support of Rare Disease Day (Feb. 28), an international advocacy day to bring widespread recognition of rare diseases as a global health challenge. Share stories and #give28on28 If you live  near the Brood Brook, Connecticut area, check out the 2017 Walk for Abby! Click here for more info.       […]

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16th of December 2016

Science on the horizon

FMM is proud to help support research for a non-invasive blood test for bioenergetic health at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Mitochondrial Medicine Laboratories in concert with Agilent Technologies, formally Seahorse Bioscience.  Exciting work is taking place, laying the framework for a future CLIA* certified mitochondrial clinical laboratory featuring state-of-the-art blood tests, including a […]

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15th of December 2016

Stealth BioTherapeutics 2016 presentation

12/6/16 Stealth BioTherapeutics/MitoAction/UMDF/FMM Summary This summer, Stealth BioTherapeutics (Stealth BT) shared preliminary positive data from the MMPOWER study. The study purpose was to evaluate safety and efficacy of elamipretide (previously known as Bendavia) in adults with primary mitochondrial myopathy and genetically confirmed mitochondrial disease. Mitochondrial myopathy is primarily characterized by muscle weakness, fatigue, and exercise […]

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8th of December 2016

#20daysofglow – all December

Friends, This month we are excited to share stories and updates as our Hope Flies for the Holidays. This time of the year makes all of us take stock in what’s important.  We close the year with a focus on loved ones, family, and friends and at the same time, we build hopes and dreams […]

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