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April 2016
International Board Decorated

Professor Jan Smeitink, International Board Advisor to JHF and professor in Research of diagnosis and treatment of Mitochondrial disease in the Netherlands has been decorated with a Royal Honour ('Dutch Knighthood) for his life's work. 

Congratulations to Professor Smeitink for his well deserved decoration, his continuous drive to raise awareness of and remove barriers and offer treatment to those suffering rare diseases, in particularly mitochondrial diseases.