Mitochondrial Medicine Resources

General Resources

Mitochondria are the batteries that produce more than 90 percent of your body's energy. Learn more facts about mitochondria and mitochondrial disorder.

This resource from the Roberts Individualized Genetics Center explains how people with mitochondrial disease carry a mutation in a gene that affects the way their mitochondria work.

This resource from the Roberts Individualized Genetics Center provides a visual overview about basic genetics and explains some of genetic test technologies available.


Videos

Dr. Marni Falk explains how healthy mitochondria work. She discusses how mutations in the mitochondrial and nuclear genomes can affect human health.

Dr. Marni Falk provides a list of systems that can be affected by mitochondrial disease, in this video by the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation.


Websites

This tool provides information to help families and practitioners learn more about mitochondrial disease.

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation promotes research for and education about mitochondrial disorders to those affected by them.