Mito U Clinician Resource Library

The Mitochondrial Medicine Society (MMS) has kindly offered to share many of their resources as an ongoing collaborative effort.

If you have additional resources to share, please contact us at 1-888-317-UMDF (8633) or email [email protected].



  • For an in-depth look at how to Diagnose Mitochondrial Disease – Click Here. 
  • To view an MMS commentary on muscle biopsies – Click Here.


  • Click Here for a consensus statement on Patient Care Standards for Primary Mitochondrial Disease.
  • Click Here for a NIH Fact Sheet for Health Professionals on Dietary Supplements for Primary Mitochondrial Disorders.

New MMS publications are now available

  • On the safety of medication in mitochondrial disease - in the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disorders - Click Here.
  • On the reasons the term “possible” mitochondrial disease should not be used - in the Journal of Medical Genetics - Click Here.

Mitochondrial Care Network

The MCN represents a group of physicians at medical centers across the country that have expertise and experience in providing coordinated, multidisciplinary care for patients with genetic mitochondrial disease. The effort is a collaboration between mitochondrial physicians in the Mitochondrial Medicine Society (MMS) and the US-based patient advocacy groups - United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) and Mito Action.

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Mito on Call

UMDF’s Mito on Call is a collaboration between the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation and the Mitochondrial Medicine Society.

Often times, physicians, counselors, nurses and other medical professionals have questions about the diagnosis and treatment of mitochondrial disease patients. With one click, medical professionals can ask their question and have it answered by one of more than 20 top mitochondrial disease experts around the globe.  Please note, while the goal is to have a response to you as quickly as possible, response times will vary based on expert availability. This service is for medical professionals only.