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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

Senate Committee recommends change in laws to prevent mitochondrial disease in Australian babies

Senate Committee recommends change in laws to prevent mitochondrial disease in Australian babies

Genetic mutation shown to cause bipolar disorder

Genetic mutation shown to cause bipolar disorder

ANT1 mutations connect bipolar disorder with mitochondrial dysfunction

ANT1 mutations connect bipolar disorder with mitochondrial dysfunction

Study finds factors that help or hinder patient involvement in clinical trials of mitochondrial disease

Study finds factors that help or hinder patient involvement in clinical trials of mitochondrial disease

Researchers highlight the need to reconsider mitochondrial replacement moratorium

Researchers highlight the need to reconsider mitochondrial replacement moratorium

Researchers determine cause of difficult-to-control mitochondrial diseases

Researchers determine cause of difficult-to-control mitochondrial diseases

Doctors receive permission to carry out first “three-person baby” procedure in UK

Doctors receive permission to carry out first “three-person baby” procedure in UK

How fatal mitochondrial diseases may strike offspring of families with no history of the conditions

How fatal mitochondrial diseases may strike offspring of families with no history of the conditions

Study reveals how devastating mitochondrial diseases strike families without any previous history

Study reveals how devastating mitochondrial diseases strike families without any previous history

CHOP researchers explore effective nutritional therapies for mitochondrial disease

CHOP researchers explore effective nutritional therapies for mitochondrial disease