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WESTERN RESERVE PUBLIC MEDIA SPECIALS

A Closer Look: Mitochondrial Disease

  • Aired: 09/10/2014
  • 54:34
  • Rating: NR
This Western Reserve Public Media production discusses mitochondrial disease, which results from failure of mitochondria — the power producers of a body’s cells. When mitochondria fail, cell injury and even cell death can occur. Akron Children’s Hospital professionals offer background information and two Ohio families share their stories about loved ones who had the disease.
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Families and Akron Children's Hospital staff help to educate about mitochondrial disease.
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Funding for A Closer Look: Mitochondrial Disease is provided through generous support by Akron Children's Hospital, Northeast Ohio Medical University and United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation.
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