Centro di ricerca Dino Ferrari

MFN2 at Mitochondrial medicine in Hixton, UK

Our researchers, directed by the Prof. Nereo Bresolin, Prof.Giacomo Comi and Prof. Stefania Corti, took part at the International Congress held at Hinxton, Cambridge from 4 to May 6, entitled: MITOCHONDRIAL MEDICINE:DEVELOPING NEW TREATMENTS FOR MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE bringing a very specific contribution on Mitofusin 2 with the study named: Selective mitochondrial depletion, apoptosis

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The scientific importance of Mitofusin is growing

The scientific relevance of Mitofusin is now growing. In 2013, studies involving this protein were about 200; if you try typing the word Mitofusin on Pubmed search (as shown below) today, the list gets far more considerable: 519 studies carried out all over the world! Mitofusin  turns out to be a very important protein whose functions are studied

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MFN2-related neuropathies: Clinical features, molecular pathogenesis and therapeutic perspectives

A new scientific study has been completed by our team. The interesting audit work coordinated by Dr Giulia Stoppia and made by our outstanding research team just got published in the important Journal of the Neurological Sciences.  “Here, we present the clinical, genetic and neuropathological features of human diseases associated with MFN2 mutations. We also report

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The 197th Laboratory ENMC about Mitofusin 2

A very interesting news has been brought to our own attention by CMT France Association. It concerns the 197th Laboratory ENMC entitled “Neuromuscular disorders of mitochondrial fusion and fission – Molecular mechanisms and therapeutic strategies” which took place in April 2013 in Naarden, Netherlands (the report of which has been recently published). The European Neuromuscular Centre (ENMC) is an international organisation aimed at

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