#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell, producing the energy we need to live. So it’s no surprise that problems with mitochondria have severe effects on the body. One of these is Barth Syndrome, a failure of the immune, skeletal and cardiac systems. Dr. Hilary Vernon researches mitochondria to discover possible treatment options for Barth Syndrome.
Learn more about Dr. Vernon at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/profiles/results/directory/profile/4204569/hilary-vernon
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Dr. Hilary Vernon is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is also an attending physician at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Vernon received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry ...