The discovery highlights a potential avenue for the procedure for chronic diseases. Thursday The results were published, 20 in Cell Reports August. Alpha-lipoic acid comes with an essential function in mitochondria, the energy-generating components of the cell, says senior author Wayne Alexander, MD, PhD, professor of medication at Emory University College of Medicine. It is widely available and has been called a 'organic antioxidant'. Yet ALA's effects in human clinical studies have already been a mixed bag.In order to attend this post, I was registered as a Specialist in Paediatrics with a licence to practise by the General Medical Council. As I had a keen interest in research also, A Masters was started by me in Analysis Degree with a training task about cell therapy. I investigated hepatocyte progenitor cells transplantation in phenylketonuria in Pediatric Hepatology and Cell Therapy Laboratory of Professor Etienne Sokal, Catholic University of Louvain, in Brussels, Belgium .