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Finalists Announced For accelerators Prize

Innovation, speed and agility are key to finding effective treatments for mitochondrial disease and accelerating the research could lead to a cure. That is why each year, the UMDF awards the accelerators prize to a promising Postdoctoral Fellow whose research project was selected by the UMDF Scientific and Medical Advisory Board as a finalist for the award.

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Meet the Hardison Family

Hannah Hardison, 26, loves sitting on the couch in her Charlotte, NC, home, eating Teddy Grahams, drinking milk, and watching The Sound of Music, preferably with one of her three siblings. Even though her mitochondrial disease limits her physically, nothing keeps her from showing love for her brothers, Ned, 30, Shep, 27, and her sister, Ansley, 22.

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