This morning, we’re announcing another significant finding at the OHSU Oregon National Primate Research Center:
An excerpt from our press release:
Research conducted at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at Oregon Health & Science University helps answer some long-standing questions about how certain disease-causing gene mutations are inherited.
The research specifically focused on gene mutations in cell mitochondria that can cause several diseases, including forms of cancer, diabetes, infertility and neurodegenerative diseases. With this new information, we now better understand how and when these mutations are passed to children to improve diagnosis and prevention.
Dr. Mitalipov explains the finding in the video below: