New Discovery Adds Greater Complexity to the Genetic Basis of Mitochondrial Disease
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New Discovery Adds Greater Complexity to the Genetic Basis of Mitochondrial Disease

According to a story from news-medical.net, a recent study has reshaped the scientific understanding of the origins of mitochondrial disease. For decades any mutation that affected the mitochondrial DNA and…

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Kidney Disease Drug May Have Future Treating Mitochondrial Disorders
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Kidney Disease Drug May Have Future Treating Mitochondrial Disorders

A publication at Science Daily recently announced that findings from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia suggested that cysteamine bitartrate, already used for nephropathic cystinosis (a rare kidney disease), might potentially benefit patients…

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Experimental Treatment Earns Breakthrough Therapy Designation for TK2 Deficiency, a Form of Mitochondrial Disease
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Experimental Treatment Earns Breakthrough Therapy Designation for TK2 Deficiency, a Form of Mitochondrial Disease

According to a story from BioSpace, the biopharmaceutical company Modis Therapeutics recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthough Therapy designation for the company's experimental…

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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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“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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