UK Study of a Drug for Mitochondrial Disease Recieves Approval to Go Ahead

A clinical trial application for a Phase 1 study of the investigational drug KL1333 in healthy volunteers and patients with genetic mitochondrial diseases has been approved by a regulatory agency…

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Cambridge Researchers Find That Gene Editing Could Help Treat Mitochondrial Diseases

According to a story from UPI, gene editing technology could be a potential treatment for mitochondrial diseases, a rare, genetic illness that is usually fatal. In a proof-of-concept experiment, researchers…

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Researchers Identify a Genetic Variant Linked to Mitochondrial Disease
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Researchers Identify a Genetic Variant Linked to Mitochondrial Disease

A research team led by scientists from Newcastle University believe that they may have identified a previously unknown genetic cause of childhood mitochondrial disease. For more information about this, you…

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Over $4 Million Has Been Granted to Fund Genetic Mitochondrial Disease Research
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Over $4 Million Has Been Granted to Fund Genetic Mitochondrial Disease Research

The United States government has awarded a grant of over $4 million to fund research into genetic mitochondrial diseases. The three-year grant was given to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia…

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Former TV Actor Colin Wells Talks About How Mitochondrial Disease Affects His Family
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Former TV Actor Colin Wells Talks About How Mitochondrial Disease Affects His Family

Colin Wells, an actor who has previously played roles in the TV shows Hollyoaks and Casualty, has a son and daughter who are both diagnosed with mitochondrial disease. The source…

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Australia Examines In Vitro Technique That Prevents Mitochondrial Disease
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Australia Examines In Vitro Technique That Prevents Mitochondrial Disease

According to a report by the Syndney Morning Herald, Australia may soon approve an in vitro fertilization technique known colloquially as the three-parent technique. This would allow families to greatly…

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“She Led the Life of a Carefree Child With No Limitations” Connor Family Faces Heartbreak After Losing Child to Mitochondrial Disease
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“She Led the Life of a Carefree Child With No Limitations” Connor Family Faces Heartbreak After Losing Child to Mitochondrial Disease

According to a story from the Oxford Mail, Stuart and Kira Connor were devastated when their daughter Grace, who was only three years old, suddenly passed away because of mitochondrial…

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A Clinical Trial of an Experimental Treatment for Mitochondrial Disease Has Produced Promising Results
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A Clinical Trial of an Experimental Treatment for Mitochondrial Disease Has Produced Promising Results

Two organisations, NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB from Sweden and Yungjin Pharm Corporation based in South Korea, have announced encouraging initial results from a Phase I clinical trial of the experimental medicine…

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Patients with Mitochondrial Disease Are Having a Hard Time Getting Diagnosed
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Patients with Mitochondrial Disease Are Having a Hard Time Getting Diagnosed

A recent story from Science Daily is highlighting just how difficult it can be for patients with rare diseases to get an accurate diagnosis. For patients with mitochondrial disease, the…

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New Study Shows Positive Effects of Antioxidants on Mitochondrial Disease
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New Study Shows Positive Effects of Antioxidants on Mitochondrial Disease

A pre-clinical study investigating the effects of antioxidants on mitochondrial diseases has shown promising results, reports EurekAlert. Out of the seven antioxidants trialled, at least two (vitamin E and N-acetylcysteine)…

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Canadians Campaign for Legalisation of Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy
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Canadians Campaign for Legalisation of Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy

Scientists and many people affected by mitochondrial DNA diseases have been campaigning for legalisation of mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) in Canada, reports CBC. It is already legal in several other…

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Meet the 11-Year-Old Fighting Mitochondrial Disease Named “Most Valuable Patient”
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Meet the 11-Year-Old Fighting Mitochondrial Disease Named “Most Valuable Patient”

Brandi Lawrey describes her son, Gavin, as a little man because he continually shows bravery and courage well above his age, reports News-Press. Gavin was diagnosed with a rare mitochondrial…

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