Dr. Cohen will discuss anthropology, biochemistry and therapies to treat mitochondrial disorders.
1. Discuss the basic anthropology, biochemistry, and genetics necessary to evaluate patients with suspected mitochondrial disease.
2. Describe the spectrum of clinical features involving brain, muscle, retina and other nonreplicative organs that are involved in mitochondrial dysfunction.
3. Outline the survey of testing necessary to assist in the diagnosis
4. Identify a perspective of the therapies available to treat mitochondrial disorders
Patrick Brophy, MD, MHCDS
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
Akron Children’s University
Professor Pediatrics & Surgery
Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa Children's Hospital
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