Leigh Syndrome

Leigh Syndrome

Leigh Syndrome is a degenerative disease of the central nervous system. It usually begins before age two and leads to death in most afflicted children before age ten.


United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF)

To promote research and education for the diagnosis, treatment, and cure of mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected individuals and families.
8085 Saltsburg Road  Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
Phone: 888-900-6486
Help Line: 412-793-8077
Email: info@umdf.org

Leigh Syndrome: National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) 

NORD  is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and patient services.

National Organization for Rare Disorders  

National Headquarters
55 Kenosia Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: 203-744-0100

Massachusetts Rare Action Network
1900 Crown Colony Drive, 4th floor
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-249-7300
Email: sofia.horan@rareaction.org

About Leigh Syndrome 

About Leigh Syndrome is here to provide you with an opportunity to connect, learn, find resources, strength and courage to live your best life.

Phone: 646-483-7073

Email: info@curemito.org


Other Information:

Leigh Disease Information PageNORD

Leigh Syndrome  – Genetics Home Reference US National Library of Medicine

Fact Sheet last updated on: 11/20/2023


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