Want to know more about mitochondrial disease?

Mito Information Days offer members of the mito community the unique opportunity to hear presentations from, and speak with, leading researchers and medical professionals working in the field of mito.

The sessions also facilitate networking opportunities for members of the community to meet others in the same capital city. There is an opportunity for Support Groups to take place following the Information session.

The AMDF host Mito Information Days in capital cities around Australia. These sessions take place throughout the year.

The next mito information day is:

Wednesday 14 September 2016
9am - 12pm, registration from 8.30am

Main auditorium, Kolling Institute, Royal North Shore Hospital,
St. Leonards

RSVP by September 12 2016 to Fabienne

Fabienne.Edemahildebrand@health.nsw.gov.au or Phone (02) 94631827 and leave a message.

Please see the exciting program below:


8.30am- 9.00am



Introduction Mitochondrial Information day

Fabienne Edema-Hildebrand, RNSH

9.05am - 9.30am

Mitochondrial Disease - What should I avoid?

Dr. Jason Gu

9.30am -10:00am

Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week and AMDF.

Sean Murray CEO AMDF

10am -10.40 am

Morning Tea

Opportunity to read posters and speak with the RNSH Neurogenetics team and AMDF

10.40am -11.00am

Crazy with the supplements!?

Dr. Christina Liang

11:00am -11.20am

Genetic counseling- What is the role of the Genetic counselor

Lucinda Freeman

11:20am -11:40am

New ways to diagnose Mitochondrial disease

Dr. Ryan Davis

11.40am -12.00pm

Professor Carolyn Sue: What's new in 2016.

12.00 - 12:15pm


12.30pm - 2pm

Support group – Change of venue – Meeting room 3E RNSH (see map provided). Please join us for the support group, everybody welcome.



RNSH is accessible by train to St Leonards station, followed by a 5-10 minute walk, or by bus (144).  There is a car parking station on the hospital campus with limited spaces.  Fees apply.