Parents of children aged 6 to 18 with a rare disease are invited to take part in a new research project Read more.
Parental attitudes towards whole genome sequencing in newborn screening Australia
Australian parents are invited to participate in research being conducted by The University of Sydney and the NSW Newborn Screening Programme Read more.
Australian patients and families’ perspectives on genome sequencing
Genetic Alliance Australia is conducting research into the understanding of Australian patients and families on the use of genome sequencing in the healthcare system. Read more.
Positive Results for Mito Trial
Stealth BioTherpeutics has announced positive results from MMPOWER, a Phase-2 clinical trial of Elamipretide for mitochondrial myopathy patients. Read more.
Breaking news for mitochondrial donation
A recent article published in Nature has found that using a technique called early pronuclear transfer will greatly reduce the amount of faulty mitochondria in an embryo. Read more.
Team Mito Guinness World Record Attempt
Perth ultra runner Bernadette Benson is attempting to break the world record for the greatest distance run on a treadmill in 12 hours, to raise funds and awareness of mitochondrial disease. Read more.
1 September 2016
Royal North Shore Hospital
Mitochondrial Information Day
14 September 2016
Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week
18-24 September 2016
AMDF Sydney Symposium
22 September 2016
22 September 2016
Stay in Bed Day
25 September 2016
Paediatric Nutrition Teleconference
6 October 2016
Watch a live cross to Ari’s Food Safari, an event that raises funds for AMDF, from Channel 10 Brisbane News.
Read Mitochondrial Disease News’ article on the use of gene therapy to replace faulty genes in patients with Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON).
Read the Sydney Morning Herald’s article on the development of Australia’s first whole genome testing service, which can analyse all 20000 genes in a single blood test.
Read Mitochondria Disease News’ article on NovoTHOR, a light therapy device, which won the Invention Award at the recent Elite Sports Rehabilitation Expo 2016.
Mitochondrial Disease News have published an article detailing a new study on mito donation and DNA compatibility. Read the article here.
Listen to AMDF PhD scholar Nicole Lake being interviewed on 3RRR radio station. She discusses her current work on mitochondrial disease, specifically Leigh Syndrome. She also discusses mitochondrial donation.
Listen to world leading stem cell scientist, Professor Alan Trounson’s Radio National Breakfast interview on mitochondrial donation.
The Australian produced an article on mitochondrial donation and the push for change in Australian legislation. Read the article here.
Watch a segment on Catalyst which examines the link between mitochondria health and interval training.
Watch a segment on Channel Seven News featuring Tom Martin his mother Martine. The segment also includes interviews with Prof John Christodoulou and AMDF CEO Sean Murray.