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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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Improving Website Accessibility

The foundation recently redeveloped three fact sheets to ensure they comply with accessibility best practice. Please check out the new fact sheets and let us know your thoughts.

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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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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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