Dr. James McCully will be invited by Dr. Marvin Edeas to highlight Mitochondrial Transplantation on March 22

Webinar Dr. McCully - WMS

Dr. Marvin Edeas, Institut Cochin, INSERM U1016, Université Paris Cité, France, is pleased to invite Dr. James McCully of Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital to present a talk dedicated to Mitochondrial Transplantation, both online and in Paris.

The focus of the Dr. McCully's talk will be on "Mitochondrial Transplantation: Rescue of Cellular Viability and Function and Modulation of the Ischemic Phenotype in the Myocardium".

Dr. McCully will discuss the role of mitochondrial transplantation in improving outcomes for myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury and its effects on the transcriptomic profile.

You are all cordially invited to join us.

World Mitochondria Society

Practical Information

Date & Venue

The webinar is scheduled for Friday, March 22, 2024, from 3:00 PM to 5:15 PM Paris time.

Participants can choose to attend the event in two ways:

  • In person at the Université Paris Cité, Institut Cochin - Bâtiment Méchain, Salle Rosalind Franklin, in Paris.
  • Virtually, through a Zoom webinar.

Registration & Participation

There is no fee to attend this webinar, but space is limited. Interested individuals are encouraged to register early to ensure participation.


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Why did Dr. Marvin Edeas invite Dr. James McCully to host a webinar on Mitochondrial Transplantation?

James McCully 1Dr. McCully plays a strategic role in the field of medicine, especially his groundbreaking work in pediatric cardiac surgery and his development of mitochondrial transplantation. Dr. McCully has dedicated his career to innovating treatment approaches for congenital heart conditions, significantly improving outcomes for pediatric patients. His research has not only advanced surgical procedures but also introduced new technologies to enhance the quality of life for children with heart defects.

The technique of mitochondrial transplantation, pioneered by Dr. McCully, represents a major advancement in medical science, offering a novel method to deliver healthy mitochondria directly to damaged tissues, thus rescuing organ function. This innovation, first applied at Boston Children's Hospital in 2014, has shown that mitochondrial transplantation can safely and effectively restore injured heart muscle, even in critical cases.

Given Dr. McCully's extensive publication record, with 234 papers and 13 patents, and his involvement in leading scientific associations, his expertise and contributions are highly valued by the medical community. His work aligns closely with the interests of the World Mitochondria Society, making him an ideal candidate to share insights on the therapeutic efficacy of mitochondrial transplantation in treating myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury and its potential for broader applications in medicine.

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