Children’s Mitochondrial Disease Network

Mayfield House


About Children’s Mitochondrial Disease Network

The Children’s Mitochondrial Disease Network (CMDN) is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to providing information and support to individuals, families, and medical professionals affected by, or interested in, mitochondrial disorders. CMDN was established in 1998 and its objectives include promoting research into the causes and treatment of mitochondrial disorders in children and adults; providing support and information to parents, caregivers, and medical professionals; and contributing financial assistance to healthcare professionals interested in attending professional conferences that will further understanding of causes and treatments of mitochondrial disorders. Other programs and educational services available through CMDN include information on a wide range of mitochondrial disorders written in understandable lay terminology; a 24-hour help line available to parents and professionals; and disease-specific information searches.