Friday, August 19, 2022
Mitochondrial Health

Neurology Grand Rounds: Dual Genome ‘Omics with Melissa A. Walker, MD, PhD

Melissa A. Walker, MD discusses her work on mitochondrial genetics, clinical manifestations of mitochondrial encephalomyopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes, and the influence of cell type on somatic mitochondrial genetics. Dr. Walker is the Director of the Mass General Neuro-Pediatric Mitochondrial Disorders Clinic and a Consortium Co-Investigator with the NIH Undiagnosed Disease Network,

This talk, titled “Dual Genome ‘Omics: The Mitochondrial DNA Heteroplasmy Problem” was delivered as the Mass General Neurology Grand Rounds lecture on Thursday, February 25, 2021.

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