|December 01, 2004
PRF President A. Gordon Honored as a 2004 N. of Boston Bussiness & Professional Woman of the Year
We are both pleased and proud to share the news that Audrey Gordon, the President and Executive Director of The Progeria Research Foundation has been named one of the 2004 North of Boston Business and Professional Women of the Year, in the nonprofit business category. Audrey's selection was based upon her tireless work for PRF and her outstanding accomplishments made on our behalf.
|June 08, 2004
Gene Mutation Causes Progressive Changes to Cell Structure in Children with Progeria
Researchers today announced that a mutation of the Lamin A gene gradually causes devastating effects on cellular structure and function in children with Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS or Progeria). The study was published in this week's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Progeria is a rare, fatal genetic condition characterized by an appearance of accelerated aging in children.
|June 01, 2004
Work of The Progeria Research Foundation Highlighted on Medical Research Website
The Progeria Research Foundation was featured in the June 23, 2004 issue of SAGE KE - an online resource for researchers who are working in the field of aging.The article, "Racing Against Time," featured The Progeria Research Foundation's journey to drive the research behind the Progeria gene discovery.
|May 18, 2004
Seattle Newspaper Tells the Story of a Child Living with Progeria
The September issue of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer featured a very Special Report: "A Time to Live - A Boy Embraces Life as a Rare Disease Hastens His Aging." This article presented a rare and heartwarming personal look at a year in the life of a child and family living with Progeria.
|April 01, 2004
PRF Featured by Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
Each month the HMHB website features a personal Question & Answer interview with experts in the fields of maternal and child health. PRF Medical Director Leslie Gordon shared PRF's story in the April edition.
|February 01, 2004
Time Magazine Article Profiles the efforts of Dr. L. Gordon and PRF to save children with Progeria
In the May 10th issue of TIME magazine (Connections Bonus Section) PRF co-founder and Medical Director Dr. Leslie Gordon is highlighted for her efforts towards finding the cause, treatment and cure of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome.