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Gene discovery in fruit flies could provide clues to counteract mitochondrial diseases

Gene discovery in fruit flies could provide clues to counteract mitochondrial diseases

Potential new treatment for mitochondrial diseases discovered from fruit fly genes

Potential new treatment for mitochondrial diseases discovered from fruit fly genes

Self-destructive mitochondria may set the stage for neurodegeneration in ALS

Self-destructive mitochondria may set the stage for neurodegeneration in ALS

Study presents a new view on how mitochondrial dysfunction may contribute to aging

Study presents a new view on how mitochondrial dysfunction may contribute to aging

Researchers identify two groups of neurons related to Leigh Syndrome

Researchers identify two groups of neurons related to Leigh Syndrome

New resource accelerates use of FISH techniques to study spatial organization of DNA in cells

New resource accelerates use of FISH techniques to study spatial organization of DNA in cells

Sleep disruption leads to negativity bias, study shows

Sleep disruption leads to negativity bias, study shows

Novel strategy to ameliorate symptoms of mitochondrial disease

Novel strategy to ameliorate symptoms of mitochondrial disease

Gene behind mitochondrial disease has more varied effects than previously thought

Gene behind mitochondrial disease has more varied effects than previously thought

Existing drug for rare kidney disease could benefit patients with mitochondrial disorders

Existing drug for rare kidney disease could benefit patients with mitochondrial disorders

Salk team uses new model to study health effects of AMP-activated protein kinase

Salk team uses new model to study health effects of AMP-activated protein kinase

Study: Mice lacking PARL protein display specific problems in the nervous system reminiscent of Leigh syndrome

Study: Mice lacking PARL protein display specific problems in the nervous system reminiscent of Leigh syndrome

Experimental gene therapy extends lifespan of mice suffering from untreatable mitochondrial disease

Experimental gene therapy extends lifespan of mice suffering from untreatable mitochondrial disease

Participation project calls for relaxing research ban on germline interventions

Participation project calls for relaxing research ban on germline interventions

Research team identifies Ashkenazi Jewish founder mutation for Leigh syndrome

Research team identifies Ashkenazi Jewish founder mutation for Leigh syndrome

Previously unknown genetic causes of mitochondrial diseases identified

Previously unknown genetic causes of mitochondrial diseases identified

Gene therapy approach could help treat mitochondrial diseases

Gene therapy approach could help treat mitochondrial diseases

Metabolic dysfunction drives chronic illness

Metabolic dysfunction drives chronic illness

New discovery may lead to targeted treatment for copper metabolism disorders

New discovery may lead to targeted treatment for copper metabolism disorders

New study aims to develop nucleoside therapy as treatment for mitochondrial depletion syndromes

New study aims to develop nucleoside therapy as treatment for mitochondrial depletion syndromes