Tag: mitofusina2

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Sport is life! Basket in wheelchair: our boys won the silver medal!

“We can be just like everybody else, even in sports!” (cit. Riccardo e Luigi Tozzi) Sport is life and is for everybody. Competing for something very important relights the flame of your passion and makes you feel really alive. Each of us should find his/her own sport, doing something that

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6th International Charcot-Marie Tooth and Related Neuropathy Consortium (CMTR) Meeting

6th International Charcot-Marie Tooth and Related Neuropathy Consortium (CMTR) Meeting

Venice, 8-10 September 2016. We attended the International Scientific Conference on Charcot-Marie Tooth (CMT) disease organized by the Peripheral Nerve Society (PNS) with a special contributions from the italian committee : Dr Davide Pareyson (Milan), Prof. Gian Maria Fabrizi (Verona) and Prof. Angelo Schenone (Genoa). It has been the most important scientific conference on CMT (the previous took

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National Congress of the Italian ACMT-Rete Association (Venice)

As we reported earlier on our Facebook page, we attended the National Congress of the Italian ACMT-Rete Association which was held simultaneously with the CMTR CONSORTIUM. Luisa and Giovannella, who went to Venice on the behalf of Mitofusin 2 Project, have been warmly and gently welcomed: they said it was “a unique experience”. As we promised, we

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Studio finanziato da Progetto Mitofusina 2 su Human Molecular Genetics
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Mitofusin 2 on Human Molecular Genetics

A major study by our Scientific Commitee based at Milan University/ Dino Ferrari Centre, concerning Mitofusin 2, has recently been published by the international scientific magazineHuman Molecular Genetics (from the prestigious Oxford Press): Selective mitochondrial depletion, apoptosis resistance, and increased mitophagy in human Charcot-Marie-Tooth 2A neurons. Click the link below to read

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CMT2A: recent interesting studies on Pubmed

We should like to bring some scientific studies we recently found on Pubmed to your attention. We divided them by country as we usually do on our website among resources where you can find a large literature about CMT2A. KOREA An interesting study carried out in Korea: the protein Mitofusin 2 has been investigated using a sample of 607 families with Charcot-Marie-Tooth, including

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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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6th International Charcot-Marie Tooth and Related Neuropathy Consortium (CMTR) Meeting

International CMTR Meeting in Venice

The “6th International Charcot-Marie-Tooth and Related Neuropathy Consortium (CMTR) Meeting” will be held in Venice-Mestre, Italy, on 8-9-10 September 2016. Our association will be attending this important meeting involving the most distinguished scientists in this field, including some of the members of our Scientific Commettee, as supporter. We will be there with

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Workshop on GENE THERAPY

We were delighted to announce the workshop: GENE THERAPY FOR INHERITED NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERSFebruary 8th, 2016Aula Invernizzi, National Institute of Molecular Genetics (INMG)Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore PoliclinicoVia Sforza 35, Milan, Italy with the distinguished Professor Brian Kaspar from Nationwide Children’s Hospital of Colombus, Ohio. The workshop will be carried out under the responsibility

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A new Database of Mitofusin2 mutations

A new MFN2 mutations database, defined by our researchers within the study G. Stuppia, et to the., MFN2-related neuropathies: Clinical features, molecular pathogenesis and therapeutic perspectives, J Neurol Ski (2015) , has just been published on our website. It is a chart with a list of MFN2 mutations reported in literature. There are 8 columns containing: We

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“Il pranzo del Sorriso”, Mitofusin 2 Project event

We would like to inform you that we are going to organize the event “Il pranzo del Sorriso” (the Smile Lunch) that will be held (as usual) in Rignano sull’Arno (FI) on Sunday, 6 September 2015. A  time of joy and happiness we used to share with the people of this beautiful village located in the hills of Florence; an important occasion to

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