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Mitochondrial Medicine Regional Symposium - Online

Mitochondrial Medicine Regional Symposium - Online

Course Directors: Ralitza Gavrilova, M.D. and Marc Patterson, M.D.

This course will provide physicians and other clinicians practicing in the field of mitochondrial medicine an overview of primary and secondary mitochondrial disorders, discuss tools in providing appropriate diagnosis, and explore dysautonomia in the context of mitochondrial disease.

Presentation Title / Presenter


Mitochondrial Disease Primer
Tyler Reimschisel, M.D.

1 hr,11 min

Screening and Evaluation of Mitochondrial Disorders
Marni Falk, M.D.

1 hr, 24 min

Potential Treatments and Therapies
Bruce H. Cohen, M.D.

1 hr, 02 min

Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Friedreich's Ataxia: A Paradigm of Mitochondrial Disease
Ralitza Gavrilova, M.D.

37 min

Treatment of Lactic Acidosis
Qi Qian, M.D.

28 min

Coordination of Care with Mitochondrial Specialties
Marc Patterson, M.D. and Jennifer Kemppainen, M.S., C.G.C.

34 min

Total Runtime

5 hrs, 15 min



Ralitza Gavrilova, M.DRalitza Gavrilova, M.D
Marc Patterson, M.D.Marc Patterson, M.D.


Target Audience

This course is intended for Physicians, Residents, Fellows, Students, APN, PAs, RNs, Pharmacists, and Genetic Counselors who work in mitochondrial medicine.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the basic science of mitochondrial physiology and genetics
  • Summarize the role of ATP flux and Redox dysfunction as it pertains to mitochondrial disease
  • Identify the symptoms of mitochondrial disease
  • Describe the diagnosis process for primary and secondary mitochondrial disorders
  • Summarize the goals of therapy and current treatments available 
  • Describe treatment and management approaches to lactic acidosis

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Tyler Reimschisel, M.D.
Marni Falk, M.D. 
Bruce H. Cohen, M.D. 
Ralitza Gavrilova, M.D.
Qi Qian, M.D. 
Marc Patterson, M.D.
Jennifer Kemppainen, M.S., C.G.C.


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physcians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here

Available Credit

  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.25 Attendance


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