Mother turns grief into a mission against orphan diseases

Christina Strong founded the Joshua Hellmann Foundation for Orphan Disease in honor of her son, with the mission of advancing the awareness, diagnosis, treatment and research of orphan diseases, and improving the welfare of children with orphan diseases in Hong Kong. Orphan diseases refer to rare genetic disorders that usually are not addressed by the pharmaceutical […]

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 […]