Mitochondrial DNA-related cardiomyopathy and hearing loss
Synonyms: Maternally-inherited cardiomyopathy and deafness | mtDNA-related cardiomyopathy and deafness | mtDNA-related cardiomyopathy and hearing loss | tRNA-LYS-related cardiomyopathy-hearing loss syndrome
A rare mitochondrial disease that has a heterogeneous clinical presentation characterized by the association of progressive sensorineural hearing loss with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and in the majority of cases encephalomyopathy symptoms such as ataxia slurred speech progressive external opthalmoparesis (PEO) muscle weakness myalgia and exercise intolerance.
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Cure Mito Foundation
Our mission is to empower families to come together with a common goal of finding treatments, and ultimately a cure, for this devastating disease.
Fund research for 19 mt-aars conditions and provide patient support.
Heart of a Giant Foundation
The mission of the HGF is to achieve better health outcomes for heart diseases and related chronic health conditions in our communities and enhance the quality of life through health education, care support, and connection to community resources.
Help Hope Live
Help Hope Live assists individuals living with catastrophic injuries and illnesses to fundraise toward their medical expenses and related costs.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association
Providing support, advocacy, and education to patients, families, the medical community, and the public about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, while supporting research and fostering the development of treatments.
Louisiana Metabolic Disorders Coalition
We support, educate, and advocate for patients & families affected by metabolic disorders.
Mississippi Metabolics Foundation
Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) was founded to raise awareness, educate, and provide support to those living or caring for someone with genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM).
MitoAction’s mission is to improve the quality of life for children, adults, and families living with mitochondrial disease through support, education, outreach, advocacy, clinical research initiatives and by granting wishes for children affected by mitochondrial disease.
MitoCanada's mission is to create a world where all lives are powered by healthy mitochondria. We are dedicated to supporting Canadians living with mitochondrial disease by developing education and awareness programs, advocating to improve the health and quality of life of those living with mito at provincial and federal levels, and we fund research that is patient-focused and transformational.
My Faulty Gene
My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.
Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) Australia
Provide information, support and advocacy to families caring for a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition.
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF)
Promoting research and education for the diagnosis, treatment and cure of mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected individuals and families. We are driven by a nationwide community of ambassadors solely focused on supporting patients and families affected by mitochondrial disease. We are committed and energized to make a difference by funding the best science in the world.
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