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.
Nearly 500 people attended the NSW Avalon Quilters exhibition in early March. For the last 32 years they have met on Thursdays to pursue their love of quilting. Read more.
Disease manifestation and quality of life for mito patients
A recent longitudinal observational study in the Netherlands has found that mitochondrial disease impairs the quality of life experienced by patients. Read more.
Update on the progress towards treatments
This new article provides an overview of the current mechanisms for diagnosis of mutations in the nuclear DNA of mitochondria. Read more.
Focus Group on Reviewing Assistance Animal Effectiveness
30 May 2016
Support Teleconference – Parents/Carers
2 June 2016
Adelaide Support Group Meeting
4 June 2016
Australia’s Biggest Charity Race Day
4 June 2016
Perth Support Group Meeting
23 July 2016
Bloody Long Walk 2016
Sydney Mito Information Day
14 September 2016
NDIS Upcoming Events
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.