(Pittsburgh, PA) -- The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine (FMM) and the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) are excited to announce an agreement to combine and advance their synergistic missions of advancing research, education and patient support for treatments of mitochondrial disease. FMM made this decision after careful strategic consideration for opportunities to generate greater [...]
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Stealth BioTherapeutics Granted Fast Track Designation for Elamipretide for the Treatment of Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration with Geographic AtrophyCliff Gorski2018-12-10T12:00:13-05:00
BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2018 /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 (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for its lead investigational candidate, elamipretide, for the treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with geographic atrophy. "We are pleased the FDA [...]
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The following is a summary of a live webinar presented by Reenie McCarthy, CEO and Jim Carr, PharmD, Chief Clinical Development Officer of Stealth BioTherapeutics (Stealth BT). All investigational product candidates mentioned in this summary are investigational new drugs. They are not approved by the FDA for the treatment of any disease, condition or [...]
Courageous Parents Network interviewed a couple about how their faith affected end of life decisions for their infant daughter following her sudden diagnosis with Leigh’s disease.Cliff Gorski2018-09-13T16:30:31-04:00
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Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to meet with several children with serious medical issues and their families. They traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Congress to discuss the continuing and difficult challenges children with complex medical conditions face in getting care. As I return from August recess and children [...]
From the University of Arkansas Collaborative Research Earns Recognition for Graduate Students Studying Mitochondrial Disease Aug. 15, 2018 Photo Submitted l-r: Olivia Kolenc and Aji Bakare Interdisciplinary collaboration is paying off for two University of Arkansas doctoral students. Biomedical engineering student Olivia Kolenc and Biological Sciences student Ajibola Bakare each received recognition at conference presentations based on their [...]
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Wrinkles and Hair Loss Reversed through Mitochondrial Restoration From Genetic Engineering and Biology News Skin wrinkles and hair loss are two of the most commonly bemoaned signs of aging, but a team at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has now demonstrated how both of these telltale features of passing years can be [...]
(Nashville, TN) At its annual international mitochondrial disease symposium, Mitochondrial Medicine 2018, the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation recognized four individuals for their efforts to spread awareness about mitochondrial disease. During the June 29, 2018 banquet, the UMDF honored Gail Wehling of Wayne, IL, the prestigious Stanley A. Davis Leadership Award. The award is presented [...]