Mitochondrial disease (mito) is a debilitating genetic disorder that robs the body's cells of energy, causing multiple organs to dysfunction or fail. It is highly complex and takes many forms.
The following information will help you understand mito and the support services and resources available to help you. It is not intended as a substitute for your medical practitioner’s advice.
About Mitochondrial Disease
Maybe it's Mito
Call the Mito Helpline to talk to a support officer for general advice, assistance in seeking a referral or more information on Mito Foundation support services.
Our dedicated Patient Pathways Nurse will work with you to develop a tailor-made care plan to provide support, education and connection with other services.
Attend a support event in your local area or online, including Information Days, Mito Meet-ups and Mito Connect Calls to keep you informed and connected.
The Mito Registry collects important information about Australians with confirmed or suspected mito for the purpose of research into treatments and cures.