Cells 2021 Mar 5;10(3). Epub 2021 Mar 5.
St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre, Regenerative Medicine Program, Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R2H 2A6, Canada.
Kearns Sayre syndrome (KSS) is mitochondrial multisystem disorder with no proven effective treatment. The underlying cause for multisystem involvement is the energy deficit resulting from the load of mutant mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), which manifests as loss of cells and tissue dysfunction. Therefore, functional organ or cellular replacement provides a promising avenue as a therapeutic option. Read More