This page is intended to help ensure the mitochondrial community are aware of forthcoming events which may be of interest to them.

The NHS Highly Specialised Service for Rare Mitochondrial Diseases of Adults and Children cannot endorse or be responsible for the content of any of the courses advertised below.

16th UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference 2023

29 and 30th March 2023

UCL Gosh ICH, London

Attracting in excess of 200 basic scientists and clinical scientists involved in neuromuscular disease research, the event is designed as a scientific meeting to promote and share cutting edge clinical and scientific advances in the neuromuscular field, and to encourage new research and collaborations. The event will include invited guest lectures with Q&A, research posters, and flash presentations from early career scientists.

The UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference welcomes the submission of abstracts relating to neuromuscular diseases. Accepted abstracts will be selected for either oral platform, oral  flash poster or poster presentations. Abstract submission is now closed.

Please visit for more information and to register.

MitOX 2023

21st April 2023

John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU

The Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health invites you to MitOX 2023 on Friday 21st April 2023. It is an annual meeting packed with short talks and posters on cancer metabolism, neuroscience, diabetes, mitochondrial disorders and general mitochondrial biology. This one-day hybrid conference is ideal for researchers with an interest in mitochondria from both academia and pharma. 

You will be able to download the full programme soon.

Book online here

Face to face registration is now open with a general registration fee of £35 with £25 for students. Please note that those wishing to present a poster need to register for the face to face meeting. If you have previously registered for online-only option, please feel free to register for the face event if you wish to do so.

The online-only attendance option is free of charge but you will need to register.

Venue: This event will be hybrid. It will take place on Zoom and in-person attendance will take place in the Academic Block at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU. See directions and map.

The last booking date for this event is 1st April 2023 at 5pm.

For all conference enquiries, please contact

Euromit 2023

11th - 15th June 2023

Volvo Conference Centre, Bologna, Italy

EUROMIT is the premier international conference on mitochondrial disease.

The prestigious four-day event will host talks from globally renowned experts in the mitochondrial field, an exceptional opportunity to share information about the study of mitochondria needed for energy production within the human body.

The organisers encourage the participation of different professions ranging from clinicians, to clinical scientists and neuroscientists, to basic scientists. Young scientists and clinicians are also encouraged to participate and form the next generation of researchers in the field of Mitochondrial Medicine. 

The call for abstracts for Euromit 2023 will open on 5th November 2022!

The submission deadline will be on 7th March 2023 (midnight CET).

Abstracts can be submitted via this link

Registration is now open via this link

9th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology

July 1st - 4th 2023

Hungexpo, Budapest

The amount of data available in neurology, neuroscience, neurobiology and related disciplines is rising exponentially and our ability to analyse and utilise those data is becoming ever more sophisticated. This will be the topic of the overarching theme of the European Academy’s 2023 annual congress, ‘Neurology Beyond Big Data’, where concepts, recent advances, opportunities and challenges will be discussed.

For registration details please click here

For the full programme please click here

Empower & Inspire - 2nd Annual Leigh Syndrome Symposium

Tuesday, September 19th, 2023

Virtual Event

Join the CureMito Foundation for their 2nd annual conference focused on Leigh Syndrome.

This event is open to patients, their families, industry, and researchers and will focus on the latest research related to Leigh syndrome

More information about the programme will be released closer to the time.

Registration is now open. Register here