Cellular shutdown: Research offers hope in battle against disease


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Like a cruel twist, mitochondrial disease can rob children of the very essence of being young.

They no longer can get up and walk, run around their backyard or just sit outside in the summer sun. Without constant monitoring, the condition can kill them before they even make it to their teenage years.

For the families who have been impacted by mitochondrial disease and the medical providers who have seen the damage it can do, there is no greater cause than working for a cure.

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