Stealth BioTherapeutics Shares Promising Data From Mitochondrial Myopathy Trial
July 19, 2017 STEALTH BIOTHERAPEUTICS SHARES PROMISING DATA FROM MITOCHONDRIAL MYOPATHY TRIAL Recently, at the 2017 UMDF Mitochondrial Medicine Symposium, Stealth BioTherapeutics shared very encouraging results from its second clinical trial for primary mitochondrial myopathy, the MMPOWER-2 study. Stealth is a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics to treat mitochondrial dysfunction; its lead drug under investigation […]Read More
Baby Charlie Gard: Join Statement FMM, UMDF, MitoAction
On July 7, the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine, the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation and MitoAction sent a joint letter to editors of top US daily newspapers in the 10 largest media markets and also to USA Today, The NY Times and the Wall Street Journal regarding the need for further research and awareness for mitochondrial […]Read More
Hope Flies® Auction Supporters Help Hope Fly!
Thank you Auction Supporters! Volunteers are hard at work planning the 2017 Hope Flies® Catch the Cure Auction to be held Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Stave Room. Things are coming together nicely, but we could use some help from our friends! If you have merchandise, a certificate or experience to donate to the […]Read More
Moving the Dial for Pediatric Mitochondrial Disease Patients
Dr. Leon Dure Leads Pediatric Mitochondrial Care at the University of Alabama at Birmingham The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine (FMM) is pleased to announce that through its partnership with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Dr. Leon Dure is leading a new pediatric mitochondrial disease clinical care program at UAB. In addition to addressing the clinical needs of patients […]Read More
Stealth BioTherapeutics MMPOWER-2 Press Release
Stealth BioTherapeutics MMPOWER-2 Press Release Stealth BioTherapeutics will present top-line data from their MMPOWER-2 Phase 2 continuation trial at the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) Mitochondrial Medicine Symposium on Thursday, June 29, in Washington, DC at 8:00 a.m. EDT. In attendance will be Laura Stanley, FMM Executive Director, who will report back to […]Read More
Hope Flies® Catch the Cure 2017 – join us today!
Hope Flies® Catch the Cure preparations are in full swing, with volunteers planning a memorable and meaningful event. Co-Chairs, Kyle Hinson and Anne Worrell lead this year’s celebration with passion and dedication to help the mitochondrial disease community. Caroline Chisholm, Mandi Coogle, Miller Jackson and Abby King lend their amazing talents and leadership to the […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More