Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week

This week, 16-22 September 2018, is Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week.

Around the world Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week (GMDAW) will be marked with educational, fundraising and advocacy efforts designed to raise awareness about mitochondrial disease (mito).

Light Up for Mito is a global campaign hosted by International Mito Patients (IMP) involving illuminating landmarks in green to raise awareness of mitochondrial disease.  IMP members are collaborating to light up landmarks around the world on 22 September.

The MRC MBU will be promoting this initiative at Cambridge Regional College's Freshers' Festivals (Huntingdon and Cambridge).