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What is the Mito Foundation?

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 mito. 

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News, Researcher Interviews
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Researcher Spotlight: Dr Prajakta Kulkarni

Dr Prajakta Kulkarni’s research hopes to unlock potential treatments for Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome-13 (MTDPS13). We are supporting her work through a Mito Foundation Research Fellowship. These fellowships support early-career…

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Australia’s advances in mitochondrial donation since Maeve’s Law

March 2024 marked two years since the passing of Maeve’s Law, paving the way for mitochondrial donation in Australia. This article summarises the progress that has been made. Highlights include:…


Accelerating access to mito treatments

Mito Foundation recently completed the first horizon scan for mitochondrial disease (mito) which aimed to find and monitor progress on existing and emerging treatments. What did we look at? Everything from…



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