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Progeria is one of the rarest diseases on earth, so raising awareness of it and PRF’s work is vital to our efforts to find all children affected by it, and to gather as many supporters as possible. As word of Progeria and our tremendous progress spreads worldwide, the public’s fascination with these special children continues to grow, with widespread coverage of Progeria children and the research that will lead to a cure. Click here for highlights from just a few of the many media outlets with a keen interest in Progeria and PRF’s work.
April 20, 2009
April 20, 2009: Athletes to Run in Boston Marathon for PRF
Please support Paula and Wendy as they run in this famous race on behalf of children with Progeria.
PRF’s Annual Report for 2008 is in!
We had another amazing year of progress toward treatments and a cure. Read all about PRF’s accomplishments and financials for 2008.
The Latest and Greatest from the PRF Presses!
Our end of year newsletter is here, packed with all the amazing progress made in 2008 toward treatments and a cure for children with Progeria.
January 28, 2009
"What's News in Progeria Research"
Enjoy reading about the latest scientific publications on Progeria research. Today’s news: Swedish team’s new findings strengthen our understanding of the connection between normal aging and Progeria.
2007 International Progeria Workshop Featured in Journal of Gerontology
Detailing presentations at the most recent scientific conference, this article shows how quickly the field of Progeria has advanced toward treatments and cure.
PRF's 7th Chapter Opens in Kentucky
Our chapters continue to grow in number and size, and all are busy raising funds and awareness in their communities. Check out our new chapter section to learn all about their wonderful work and join in if you can!
March 2008: Hot off the presses - our first 2008 newsletter!
Click here to enjoy 16 pages of PRF news.
September 18, 2007
September 17, 2007: Old at Age 3 Book Published
A compelling and courageous tribute to author Keith Moore’s son, Zachary, who died of Progeria at the young age of 3, is now available. 25% of the proceeds will be donated to PRF.