COVID-19 Recommendations from UMDF’s Scientific and Medical Advisory Board (SMAB) Chairman, Dr. Bruce Cohen
As you know, the UMDF SMAB developed guidelines on the COVID-19 health crisis that were posted on this page. During the last few days, most US-based hospitals have entered their operations into “disaster mode” – which is reserved for major hurricanes, earthquakes or plane crashes.
Coronavirus, Influenza and other Viral Respiratory Diseases in Adults and Children with Mitochondrial Diseases
You have no doubt heard about the situation with the coronavirus in the United States and abroad. Because mitochondrial disease patients are medically compromised, the UMDF’s Scientific and Medical Advisory Board (SMAB) is providing these important recommendations for concerned patient families.
Back to the Future at Mitochondrial Medicine 2020
UMDF is excited to announce that Robert Naviaux, MD, PhD, and Richard Haas, MD, are our scientific meeting co-chairs for Mitochondrial Medicine 2020 in Phoenix.
Meet Wesley Slimp
Wesley Slimp of Marietta, GA, has been interested in cars and racing for as long as he can remember and now it has become his passion.
Corporate Partner – Summit Health Pharmacy
UMDF is proud to shine this month’s Corporate Partner Spotlight on Summit Health Pharmacy. We are grateful to Vince Canazanese, Robin Greene-Toler and Trish Istenes who always so graciously accept our requests for support.
Meet Cole Salerno
Cole Salerno was just a few days old when his mom, Victoria, felt something was wrong. He wasn’t eating well, he was suffering from GI issues, and he was in pain. It seemed that all he could do was sleep.
Join Our Give Energy Corporate Partners
This holiday season, we count on the generosity of corporate partners to make a difference in the lives of those affected by mitochondrial disease.
Author Donates Royalties From Book About LHON Patient
It was by coincidence that that Traci Medford-Rosow met the subject of her latest book. Her husband, Joel, was walking the couple’s dogs through their New York City neighborhood when he ran into another dog walker, Kevin Coughlin.
Meet Chaz Davis: Living With LHON
“It was that sense of accomplishment that has carried me to where I am today.” Charles ‘Chaz’ Davis remembers March 3, 2013 vividly. The University of Hartford freshman was sitting in an English class and noticed that he was having difficulty seeing out of the center...
Meet Joe McCormick, Jr.
In honor of National Blindness Awareness Month, we feature LHON patient Joe McCormick. Joe was looking toward a bright future. While in high school, he remembers that life revolved around hanging out with friends and playing sports.