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The Foundation is named for David Campbell, a red-headed, blue eyed little boy. who, at three and a half years old, died from a mitochondrial disease called Leigh's Syndrome.

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Losing a child is indeed one of the hardest things on earth.

Cathy and Dan Campbell created the David P. Campbell Foundation for Pediatric Mitochondrial Disease Research in memory of their son, wanting to transform their suffering into hope for others.

Their wish is that through David’s struggles and courage, we can advance awareness of mitochondrial diseases so that other children and their families will not have to suffer without answers, as they did.


Our Mission

The Foundation’s mission is to:
A Raise national Awareness of this orphan disease class so that appropriate
R Research and funding will come to mitochondrial diseases, with the goal of finding a
C Cure in our lifetime.