Targeting Mitochondria 2021 - Agenda

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Mitochondria Workshop 2021: How to Evaluate Mitochondria Function?

- Online Workshop -


Dr. Naïg Gueguen, Mitovasc Institute, Mitolab team, INSERM 1083, CNRS 6215,
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire d’Angers, Angers, France

  • Part 1: Bioenergetics.  Metabolism, mitochondrial respiration rates, ATP synthesis, mitochondrial membrane potential and respiratory chain activities.
  • Part 2: Mitochondrial biogenesis, dynamics and mitophagy
  • Part 3: Biochemical diagnosis of mitochondrial diseases

For full agenda, registration and information, please follow this link

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Targeting Mitochondria 2021

- Day One -
Welcome Note of Targeting Mitochondria 2021

Volkmar Weissig, President of the World Mitochondria Society, Midwestern University, USA
Marvin Edeas, University Paris Descartes, Inserm 1016, Institute Cochin, France

9h10 - 10h30
Session 1 - Recent Advances on Mitochondrial Dysfunctions and Dynamics in Chronic Diseases


11h00 - 13h30
Session 2 - Mitochondria Dysfunction in COVID-19 pathogenesis


14h10 - 16h00
Session 3 - Mitochondria and Strategic Role in Intracellular Communication : Targeting mtDNA–Containing Exosomes

Session 4 - Nuclear-Mitochondrial Interactions and their Effect on Longevity and Health
End of the first day


Friday, October 29, 2021

Targeting Mitochondria 2021

- Day Two -
9h00 - 10h30
Session 5 - The Challenge of Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment of  Mitochondrial Function in vitro and in vivo
11h00 - 15h30
Session 6 - Strategies to Target Mitochondria: Clinical Trials and Potential Mitochondria-based Therapies

16h00 - 17h00

Session 7 - WMS Challenges in the Acceleration of Mitochondrial Medicine

Submit your innovation and technology for review by WMS Scientific Committee.

Top ranked Innovations will be offered an opportunity to showcase your technology to all World Mitochondria Society Members.

Submit your innovation before August 30, 2021.

Short Oral Presentations of Day 2
Concluding Remarks
Scientific & Innovations Awards
19:00 End of Targeting Mitochondria 2021


If you wish to submit your abstract for Short oral presentation or Poster, please follow the link below.