Yale Researcher Dr. Elizabeth Jonas 1:1 with FRAXA

We talk with Dr. Elizabeth Jonas, Professor of Internal Medicine and Neurology at Yale School of Medicine, about her new research suggesting that leaky mitochondria cause some symptoms of Fragile X syndrome. Leaky membranes may also be involved in Parkinson’s Disease and other diseases.

This study was highlighted in a YaleNews article and published in the journal Cell. FRAXA funded the early stages of this work in 2013-2014.

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