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Stealth BioTherapeutics Granted Orphan Drug Designation of Elamipretide for Treatment of Patients with Primary Mitochondrial Myopathy

2017-10-02T11:02:06+00:00

BOSTON, October 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stealth BioTherapeutics (Stealth), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics to treat mitochondrial dysfunction, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Office of Orphan Products Development (OOPD) has granted Orphan Drug Designation to Stealth's investigational drug candidate, elamipretide, for the treatment of patients with primary mitochondrial myopathy (PMM). [...]

Stealth BioTherapeutics Granted Orphan Drug Designation of Elamipretide for Treatment of Patients with Primary Mitochondrial Myopathy 2017-10-02T11:02:06+00:00

UMDF Opposes the Graham-Cassidy Affordable Care Act Repeal/Replace Bill

2017-09-21T11:12:10+00:00

The Senate may soon consider a bill by Senators Graham and Cassidy that would substantially change the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  If it passed, it could then be considered by the House in an expedited manner.   The UMDF is opposed to this legislation.  Many who suffer with mitochondrial disease have historically experienced difficulties obtaining [...]

UMDF Opposes the Graham-Cassidy Affordable Care Act Repeal/Replace Bill 2017-09-21T11:12:10+00:00

UMDF CEO/Executive Director Charles A. Mohan, Jr., Announces 2018 Transition Plans

2017-08-07T14:46:40+00:00

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2017 Contact: Clifford Gorski Director of Communications 412.793.8077 cliff@umdf.org UMDF CEO/Executive Director Charles A. Mohan, Jr., Announces 2018 Transition Plans Search will begin in late 2017 for successor to lead mission of UMDF  (Pittsburgh, PA) After serving the mitochondrial disease community for more than two decades, United [...]

UMDF CEO/Executive Director Charles A. Mohan, Jr., Announces 2018 Transition Plans 2017-08-07T14:46:40+00:00

UMDF Grant Recipients Awarded

2017-08-04T11:13:03+00:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2017 Contact: Clifford Gorski Director of Communications 412.793.8077 cliff@umdf.org UMDF RESEARCH GRANT RECIPIENT AWARDS FOUNDATION MAKES $625,000 SCIENTIFIC INVESTMENT TOWARDS TREATMENTS AND CURES (Alexandria, VA)  As part of its Roadmap to a Cure Initiative, The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) announced it invested a total of $625,000 in 2016-2017 [...]

UMDF Grant Recipients Awarded 2017-08-04T11:13:03+00:00

UMDF Honors Volunteers With National Awards

2017-07-27T14:32:37+00:00

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2017 Contact: Clifford Gorski Director of Communications 412.793.8077 cliff@umdf.org (Alexandria, VA)   At its annual international mitochondrial disease symposium, Mitochondrial Medicine 2017, the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation recognized four individuals for their efforts to spread awareness about mitochondrial disease. During the June 30, 2017 banquet, the UMDF [...]

UMDF Honors Volunteers With National Awards 2017-07-27T14:32:37+00:00

UMDF, MitoAction, Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine Statement Charlie Gard

2017-07-24T10:32:13+00:00

The thoughts and prayers of the entire mitochondrial disease community are with Charlie Gard and his mother and father, Chris Gard and Connie Yates.  They have decided to withdraw their request to have little Charlie treated with an experimental therapy.  Medical experts have told the family it would not be effective for him.   This [...]

UMDF, MitoAction, Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine Statement Charlie Gard 2017-07-24T10:32:13+00:00