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Educational Videos

Heart and skeletal muscle metabolism, energetics and function in Barth syndrome
W. Todd Cade, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

In this segment, Dr. Cade, member of the Barth Syndrome Foundation Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, presents the ongoing clinical metabolism study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Cade discusses the study's purpose, study procedures, eligibility, travel and accommodations, and risks.

Caring for the caregiver
Elizabeth A Perkins, PhD, RNMH, FAAIDD, Associate Director and Research Assistant Professor, Florida Center for Inclusive Communities/UCEDD, Department of Child and Family Studies, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, University of South Florida

In this segment, Dr. Perkins discusses common issues confronted by long-term caregivers such as parents of a child with a chronic life-long illness and resources to help along the way.

Cardiac aspects of Barth syndrome

Carolyn Taylor, MD, Clinical Director, Pediatric Echo Lab, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

In this segment, Dr. Spencer provides an overview about the clinical investigations in the cardiac aspects of Barth syndrome that were conducted during 5 Barth Syndrome Foundation conferences over the course of 10 years. The information learned about the clinical aspects of Barth syndrome through the clinical data collected during the conference led to numerous peer-reviewed journal publications.

July 26, 2015

Barth Syndrome Research Update
Matthew J. Toth, PhD, BSF Science Director

During this webinar, Matthew J. Toth, PhD, BSF Science Director, provides family members with an update about seven therapies currently being investigated for those who have Barth syndrome.

June 28, 2015

Practical primer about Barth syndrome animal models
Zaza Khuchua, PhD, Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

June 28, 2015

Processes in drug development
James E. Heubi, MD, Director, Clinical Translational Research Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

June 28, 2015

Cardiac aspects of Barth syndrome Q&A
John L. Jefferies, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACC, Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Meeting the Needs of Special Learners: Educational Issues Relevant to Barth Syndrome Individuals
Julie Floyd, Educator and Parent of Affected Individual

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