AussieMit 2016 is the 5th biennial Australian conference for mitochondrial research. This year’s conference will include a Young Investigator Symposium, Patient Forum and a diverse clinical and scientific program. Broad areas of research will be presented, including clinical and basic mitochondrial disease research, mitochondria in Parkinson’s Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, mitochondrial metabolism and aging, mitochondrial stress an quality control, basic mitochondrial biology and model systems for mitochondrial research.

Preliminary program at a glance available now!

Young Investigator Symposium

The Young Investigator Symposium (Saturday 26 November) is an opportunity for young mitochondrial researchers to network, present and listen to work being conducted by their peers and also general interest topics. Those registrants who are invited to give an oral presentation selected from submitted abstracts will be eligible for a prize.

Patient Forum


The patient forum will be a short informative session (Saturday 26 November) aimed at showcasing clinical and basic research that is relevant to mitochondrial disease patients and their families. It will include talks from national and international researchers on topics including disease diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and management.

Conference Dinner

The AussieMit Conference Dinner will be held on Sunday 27th November. Purchase tickets here. More information will be released closer to the date.