Driving Change for the Mito Community
At a Digital Mito Information Day, Clare Stuart (Mito Foundation Policy & Advocacy Manager) spoke about Mito Foundation’s policy and advocacy work, including mitochondrial donation, improving access to genetic technologies and working to improve supports available through NDIS and other government programs.
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Understanding genetics and getting a genetic diagnosisView Video
Emma Celis and Prof David Thorburn break down the complexity of genetics to help you know the different types of variants that apply to mito. They then talk through a range of genetic testing options available and explore how and where to access genetic testing.
Understanding and managing painView Video
Prof Toby Newton-John is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and a practising Clinical Psychologist. In this video, Prof Newton-John discusses why we feel pain, the impacts of chronic pain, and the importance of pain management in maintaining quality of life.
Understanding the causes of mito to improve diagnosisView Video
Prof Zofia Chrzanowska-Lightowlers discussed how her team compares healthy cells against cells of people with various mitochondrial conditions to help uncover what causes mito and guide clinicians to tailor management strategies for individuals impacted by mito.