The Mito Foundation is excited to make funds available to exceptional research into mitochondrial disease (mito) as part of its new Medical and Research Funding Strategy. This has been made possible by the fundraising efforts of the Foundation, including The Bloody Long Walk National Series.
Mito Foundation Booster Grants offer an exciting opportunity for those whose research was deemed of a high quality by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) but were unsuccessful in securing funding. In addition to awarding up to $75,000 worth, Mito Foundation Booster Grants may assist in securing future NHMRC funding.
Funded Booster Grants
Engineering of molecular tools to correct disease-causing mutations in mitochondrial DNA for Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
01/01/2020 → 31/12/2022
Researcher: Sandy Hung
Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) is the most common mitochondrial DNA disease, causing optic nerve degeneration and devastating blindness in…
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