CureMito! Ambassador Chandra Wilson Raising Awareness

CureMito! supporters gather together to celebrate at a “Grey’s Anatomy” viewing party in Pasadena on November 15th, 2012. The episode aired that night was directed by Chandra Wilson and features a character Read More

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Chandra Wilson Helps Raise Awareness about Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome and Mitochondrial Disease in Association by Directing an Episode of ABC Television’s Medical Drama “Grey’s Anatomy”

Board members of the CureMito! non-profit organization, patients and families affected by mitochondrial disease and cyclic vomiting syndrome, supporters and members from the local community including Assembly member Anthony Portantino, along with Read More

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The Invisible Disease That’s Killing Our Son

Image Source: CNN.com On July 5, 2011, my husband and I were told that our 2-year-old son has an invisible killer living inside his body. Just a few short years ago, I Read More

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Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week

CureMito would like to thank everyone who came out to CPK last night in honor of Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week! We truly appreciate each and every one of you that helped Read More

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Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week Fundraiser!

CureMito is hosting a fundraiser in honor of Mito Awareness Week! It will be held at California Pizza Kitchen (99 North Los Robles Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101) on September 18th from 11AM-10PM. Read More

Dr. Boles Speaks About Mitochondrial Disease

Dr. Richard Boles, MD, mitochondrial disease specialist at Los Angeles Children’s Hospital and Medical Director of Courtagen Life Sciences, explains what mitochondrial disease is. He talks about mitochondria, and how they can Read More

Conner Fundraiser

Way to Go Connor!

Mito patient Connor initiated a fundraiser at his school a few years ago to raise money for CureMito! Over the years Connor has raised thousands of dollars towards a cure! This past Read More

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Behind the Scenes of Grey’s Anatomy

Our hard-working ambassador, Chandra Wilson (“behind the scenes” with “McDreamy” in this photo), still finds time to advocate for those who suffer from mitochondrial disease. Her daughter, Sarina, has cyclic vomiting syndrome Read More

Correcting Human Mitochondrial Mutations

Researchers at the UCLA stem cell center and the departments of chemistry and biochemistry and pathology and laboratory medicine have identified, for the first time, a generic way to correct mutations in Read More