Western Reserve Public Media SpecialsA Closer Look: Mitochondrial Disease Special | 54m 34s 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. Aired: 09/10/14 Rating: NR Closed CaptioningVideo has closed captioning.checkmarkAdd to WatchlistProblems Playing Video?Report a ProblemClosed CaptioningShare:Share this video on FacebookFacebookShare this video on TwitterTwitterShare this video on Google PlusGoogleShare this video via EmailE-mailEmbedEmbed Code for this videoEmbed CodeWestern Reserve Public Media SpecialsA Closer Look: Mitochondrial DiseaseWidth in pixels px Height in pixels px Copied to your clipboardUnable to copyLabelCopy to ClipboardClick to copy embed code for videoCloseCloseReport a ProblemBefore you submit an error, please consult our Troubleshooting Guide.Type of ErrorVideo doesn't loadVideo loads, but doesn't playVideo jumps back/forwardOnly audio is streamingSponsorship playback errorOtherPlease add more detailsCancelSubmit ReportYour report has been successfully submitted. Thank you for helping us improve PBS Video.CloseCloseCloseFunding 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.