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PREFER Study: Share your thoughts on potential treatments of mito

Researchers from Newcastle University in the UK are leading an international study known as PREFER. The study aims to explore the views of people living with mitochondrial disease (mito) regarding the risks and…

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Australian Clinical Standards of Care: Have your say

The Mito Foundation is pleased to offer mitochondrial disease (mito) patients a unique opportunity to contribute to the effective implementation of clinical standards of care for mito in Australia. This project, funded by Mito…

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Welcome Our New MCAP Chair and Co-Chair

After two years as Chair for the Mito Community Advisory Panel (MCAP), Mia Bell has chosen to pass the baton on and we are pleased to announce the appointment of Melinda Macauley as the…

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COVID-19 Update: A message from our CEO

A message from our CEO Thursday, 9 April 2020 Sean Murray CEO, Mito Foundation The Mito Foundation continues to diligently monitor the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic, paying…

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United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation – Grant Cycle

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) has opened applications to their 2020 grant cycle. Applications are welcome from international researchers. Available grants are outlined below.   Postdoctoral Fellow (accelerators)  …

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Leigh Syndrome International Consortium: Grant recipients announcement

The Leigh Syndrome International Consortium, a patient-driven research network steered by five of the world’s leading mitochondrial disease patient advocacy groups, is delighted to announce it will grant a total…

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Your Donations At Work – December 2019

Over the last six months your donations have made a substantial difference to people affected by mitochondrial disease (mito). You have enabled services to support patients today, while providing hope…

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Managing grief during the holidays

The holiday season is here which means celebrating with family and friends. But for those in our mito community dealing with grief, it can be a particularly challenging time. There are a few…

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Your Donations At Work – July 2019 Update

The Mito Foundation relies on the generosity of donors to continue our vital work for people affected by mitochondrial disease (mito). These donations enable us to support patients today, whilst…

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COVID-19 and mitochondrial disease

COVID-19 is a highly contagious disease transmitted by a type of coronavirus. COVID-19 appears to cause a fever, dry cough and in some instances a subsequent severe lung inflammation and respiratory…

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