Mitochondrial Medicine Program News and Updates

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Receives Multi-Million Dollar Gift from Holveck Family to Support Groundbreaking Osteosarcoma Research

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has received a $6.4 million gift from the family of Connor Boyle, a Central Bucks East High School graduate who died at age 18 from osteosarcoma. This three-year gift, named The Connor Initiative: Precision Therapeutics for Osteosarcoma & Rare Cancers, will support cutting-edge research in osteosarcoma and other rare cancers.

Share Your Family’s Mito Journey

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The more we know; the more we can help. Clinical and research leaders from CHOP’s Mitochondrial Medicine team encourage families to join mitoSHARE, a worldwide patient-populated registry initiative stewarded by the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF).