Mitochondrial Medicine Program Patient Stories

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Leigh Syndrome/EARS2: Davis’ Story

Davis at the park

Davis’ initial mitochondrial disease outlook was grim, but a refined diagnosis at CHOP led to treatment that put him on a path with a bright future.

Leigh Syndrome: Baron’s Story

Baron riding bike

When a year of bloodwork failed to uncover the cause of Baron’s progressive developmental delays, his family turned to CHOP’s Mitochondrial Medicine for answers.

Mitochondrial Disease: Ignacio's Story


Ignacio has been a healthy and active kid since he received a liver transplant at CHOP when he was two months old, part of his treatment for a rare form of mitochondrial disease.