Mitochondrial DNA Disorders: the (long and winding) road to treatment
This talk has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for later in 2024
In her seminar, Antonella will guide the audience through the journey of her research in mitochondrial disorders- from genetic discoveries to advances in understanding disease mechanisms, culminating in the identification of therapeutic strategies for two classes of mitochondrial DNA disorders. She will present the recent progress in validating these therapeutic strategies in preclinical models and share the effort underway to translate these findings into clinical trials; thus, offering hope for individual affected by these currently incurable diseases.
Date: 20 March 2024, 12:00 (Wednesday, 10th week, Hilary 2024)
Venue: IMS-Tetsuya Nakamura Building, Roosevelt Dr, Headington OX3 7TY
Speaker: Prof Antonella Spinazzola (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology)
Organising department: Department of Paediatrics
Organiser: MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre (University of Oxford)
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Host: Associate Professor Carlo Rinaldi (University of Oxford, MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre)
Part of: MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre Seminars
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Chelsea Larabee