MMS Statement in response to a recent representation of mitochondrial disease on the TV show Chicago Med
Publication and Project Update
The MMS has started developing Preventative Care Guidelines for patients with Mitochondrial Disease. This project will take place over the following year with guidelines available in 2017.
Formal treatment guidelines for the Management of stroke in MELAS are now available at JAMA Neurology. For more information, click here.
The MMS has looked at Solid-organ transplant outcomes in primary mitochondrial disease. The publication is available here
Mitochondrial Case Studies, a clinician friendly review of the presentations, differential, pathophysiology and treatment approaches of some of the most common (and some uncommon) mitochondrial diseases is now available on Elsevier. The editors include several of the past-Presidents of the MMS with chapters written by MMS members. See more at this link.
The MMS North American Consensus Criteria for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mitochondrial Disease are now available in the journal Genetics in Medicine. Click here to see more.
Mitochondrial Global Networks
The Mitochondrial Medicine Society is pleased to offer a live Google map
of the Mitochondrial Global Networks. Go to the Clinics tab to see more.
Congratulations to our newly elected officers, instated at the June UMDF meeting:
President, Amy Goldstein
Secretary-Treasurer, Lisa Emrick
Program Chair, Fernando Scaglia
MMS Board Members, Mary Kay Koenig, Amel Karaa, Mark Korson along with Past-Presidents
Fellowship in Mitochondrial Medicine
The North American Mitochondrial Disease Consortium (NAMDC) fellowship is soliciting applications. Read more here