Mitochondria are the powerhouses of our cells. Think of them as our body’s batteries. Mitochondrial disease causes these batteries to run low.
Scavenger Hunt Victor, New York: September 9, 2017
Cambridge-led natural history study identifies MTRFR/C12orf65 deficiency to improve diagnosis and therapy development
This research will potentially show a method that may be quicker and better at identifying...
We have two choices in this world. We can sit back and do nothing, allowing this disease to happen, or we can go out and fight to make a difference.
Battersby Lab Donor Story Fighter Moms Donate to Vital Research into Mitochondrial Diseases
Meet Bosco, Zach Houliares service dog. Learn more about how service dogs can help those living with CMT!
C12orf65 gene, a rare form of CMT also known as Leigh Syndrome is robbing young children of a normal life even beyond the classic CMT symptoms.
C12orf65 can present as two different types of diseases called CMT6 and Leigh’s Syndrome. Both diseases are caused by dysfunction of mitochondria, the energy factory of our cells, and are progressive and, many times, devastating.
On September 9th, The Rochester Chrome Divas hosted a Scavenger Hunt to raise money for CMT6 research.
The Rochester Chrome Divas hosted a Scavenger in the Finger Lakes of NY on September 9th. Mother nature provided us a sunny cool fall day for the ride.
When Debi’s son Zach was first diagnosed with CMT Type 6 in 2014, after 14 years of doctors trying to figure it out, she couldn’t believe there was a disease out there that no one has ever heard of.