Author Archives: Margarida Azevedo, MSc

CHOP Researchers Restore Cellular Energy Signals, Offering Possibility of Treating Mitochondrial Diseases

Mitochondrial disorders are complex conditions for which few treatments are available. Now, using microscopic worms, researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), are researching if existing human drugs aimed at improving metabolism and restore shortened lifespans, can open the opportunity for human clinical trials on innovative therapies for these…