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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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Mito Donation: Hope for Families with Mito

This week marked a very important milestone towards legalising mitochondrial donation. On Wednesday 24 March, Health Minister Greg Hunt introduced the Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve’s Law) Bill 2021 to Parliament.

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COVID-19 vaccine: Important update for people impacted by mito

People impacted by mito and their families have many questions about the new COVID-19 vaccine including whether to take it, the potential risks and benefits and whether people with mito…

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Mitochondrial donation: Have your say on the proposed introduction

A consultation paper has been released outlining the government’s proposed two stage approach to introducing mitochondrial donation into Australia. The consultation paper describes measures aligned with those implemented in the…

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Thank you Pam Hausler

After many years of dedicated support, Pam Hausler is resigning from our Mito Community Advisory Panel (MCAP). Pam volunteered for several years in the Sydney office before joining MCAP. She…

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Christmas Appeal 2020: Let’s recognise mito parents!

This Christmas period, the Mito Foundation would like to recognise the tireless efforts of our mito parents. Kat is one of those parents. Kat’s son Noah has mito which affects…

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‘Markets Trading Day for Charity’ to launch 26 November 2020

Join Australia’s first industry-wide Charity Trading Day on 26 November and be a force for good.   The ASX Refinitiv Charity Foundation is calling on the collective power of the…

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A Message From Our Patron, PM Scott Morrison

Watch Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s very supportive message during World Mitochondrial Disease Week.

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