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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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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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Muscle cramps and CMT

A study conducted by Prof. Michael Shy and other scientists from Usa and Australia on a sample of 110 patients with CMT  showed that many of them suffered  with a weekly frequence and 23% of them had daily muscle cramps. Twenty-two percent reported a significant impact on quality of life. It would be interesting to know what

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Not only celiacs fear glutin

Glutin is a binary protein naturally contained within many cereals like barley, rye and spelt. That’s what enables flour (once mixed with water and after a proper treatment) to become bread, because of its flexible properties which act like binding force. So far there are no problems.Problems arise when glutin

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