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UMDF Ask the Mito Doc Webcast Series – Keeping the Mitochondria Healthy for the Body and the Mind

November 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation is pleased to announce that the Ask the Mito Doc Webcast Series will continue on a monthly basis to keep our patients and families connected to the mitochondrial medical community.  Each month, we will highlight a specific topic with a short presentation and allow 20-30 minutes for question and answer time with the clinicians.

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Join us on November 11, 2020
at 3:30 pm Pacific/5:30 pm Central/6:30 pm EDT 


UMDF Welcome and Introductions, Cliff Gorski, UMDF Communications Director

Keeping the Mitochondria Healthy for the Body and the Mind – Neuromuscular and Neurometabolic Clinic, McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

            • Mark Tarnopolsky, MD, PhD, FRCPC will discuss the science behind exercise and healthy mitochondria.  Click Here for Bio.
            • Erin Hatcher, BA, Hons, Kin will do a session on practical application for exercising at home. Click Here for Bio.


We invite you to submit your questions for the Ask the Mito Doc webcast in advance.  We will take as many questions as possible before, during, and after the webinar. Question and Answer Protocol – Most questions pertinent to the monthly topic are typically addressed during the presentation(s). Responses to questions not addressed will be sent to the individual who submitted the question. Please note that not all questions can be answered through this forum. If you submit a question and do not receive a response, please do not hesitate to contact us at Margaret.moore@umdf.org.

Click HERE to Submit a Question! 

We hope you can join us on November 11, 2020, at 6:30 PM EDT/5:30 PM CDT/3:30 PM PDT.  Registration is required.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email.  Click HERE to REGISTER!

If you are new to using ZOOM, we suggest that you log in early on your computer or the device you plan to use. Feel free to log in to the meeting link today. It is so important that you do this in advance as we may not be able to assist you once the webcast begins. If you have any questions, contact Margaret Moore at margaret.moore@umdf.org or 412-354-1553.

We are committed to providing needed support for our patient community.  Call our support line at 1-888-900-MITO to speak with a member of our patient services team.
Always remember, we are here to help you and your family through your journey!


Special Thanks to our Virtual Meeting Sponsors

Edith L. Trees
Charitable Trust


S. Pope Babcock Foundation

To view all of our sponsors, check out our Power Surge Goody Bag!!


November 11, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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