Mito Foundation supports people affected by mitochondrial disease (mito), funds essential research into the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cures of mitochondrial disorders, and increases awareness and education about this devastating disease.

Mito Patients and Carers

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Access services and information for diagnosed and undiagnosed mito patients and carers.

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Get Involved in Fundraising

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Help raise vital funds to support the mito community and help find a cure.

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Clinicians and Researchers

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Medical information about mitochondrial disease, as well as research initiatives.

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News

New National Mitochondrial Diagnostic Network

A team of mitochondrial researchers led by Professor David Thorburn has secured $3M in funding to establish a national network to improve mito diagnosis. The funding is part of the…

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Patient Pathways Program – Sian’s Story

Last November, Sian Cave reached out to the Mito Foundation Patient Pathways Program after receiving a confirmed diagnosis of MELAS (Mitochondrial Encephalopathy, Lactic Acidosis, and Stroke-like episodes). Michele, the foundation’s…

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Thank you Glen Watts

Glen Watts, thank you for your commitment.   After six years of valuable contribution, Glen Watts has resigned from The Mito Foundation Board of Directors. When Glen first joined in…

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Digital Mito Parents Meet-up – July

This dedicated Mito Parents Meet-up provides a space to connect directly with…

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Digital New South Wales and Queensland Mito Meet-up – August 2021

Get to know your host: Melinda Macaulay and Rebecca Patterson Mel showed…

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Digital National Mito Meet-up – August 2021

The Mito Meet-ups are led by mito community members and offer you…

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Mito Connect Call – Advocating for your children at school

Michele Hemmings (Patient Pathways Nurse) has a wealth of expertise with the…

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