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October 16, 2003
Progeria goes Primetime!
We hope you joined the millions of people around the country to watch the inspiring story of how The Progeria Research Foundation was created - a story of hope, courage and determination of one family who turned a tragedy into something positive and helpful for children with Progeria.  June 01, 2003
Identification of Gene Gives Hope to Children with Progeria
[Boston, MA - April 16, 2003] - The Progeria Research Foundation (PRF), along with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), today announced the discovery of the gene that causes Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome   April 16, 2003
Progeria Gene Discovered
On April 16, 2003, a press conference was held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to announce the discovery of the Progeria gene. Leading the announcement was PRF Medical Director Dr. Leslie Gordon. The panel of speakers included Dr. Francis Collins, Head of the Human Genome Project, Dr. W. Ted Brown, world expert on Progeria, and John Tacket, PRF's Youth Ambassador.  April 01, 2003
Media Coverage of Progeria Gene Discovery
Many major media outlets reported the historic Progeria Gene discovery. 
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