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Our Mission

The mission of The POLG Foundation is to support and accelerate research to find effective treatments and a cure for PolG-related mitochondrial disorders.

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Our Story

The POLG Foundation story starts, as is often the case, with the journey of one family and more particularly, one young man, Frederik.

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What is PolG

Once considered rare, mitochondrial disease is now believed to affect 1 in 5000 people, rendering it the second most commonly diagnosed, serious genetic disease after cystic fibrosis.

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Research

The Foundation intends to become a leading funder of basic, translational, and clinical PolG research. Working with the global scientific community, we will help develop critical tools and make our findings widely available.

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