What is Mitochondrial Disease?

In honor of Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week, I thought I’d start off with a post about what exactly IS mitochondrial disease (“mito”)? And truthfully – it’s a question that some of the best and brightest minds in the medical world have a hard time answering. At the base of the science behind mito is this…

a gift of hope

For the many many families affected by Mitochondrial Disease, HOPE is all they have to hold on to. A dear friend of mine  named Allison who I met on this path to a diagnosis for Kendall has a daughter affected by a strain of mito that was originally thought to be MELAS (which meant she…

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