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The Progeria Research Foundation

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Vision

Our vision is a world in which every child with Progeria is cured.

Mission

To discover treatments and the cure for Progeria and its aging-related disorders, including heart disease.

Vision

Our vision is a world in which every child with Progeria is cured.

Mission

To discover treatments and the cure for Progeria and its aging-related disorders, including heart disease.

News

Hot off the presses: PRF’s 2021 Annual Newsletter is here!

Hot off the presses: PRF’s 2021 Annual Newsletter is here!

Check out our newsletter to read about FDA approval for the first-ever treatment for Progeria, learn how the research we fund has made remarkable progress toward the cure through genetic and RNA therapies, and get the scoop on all the exciting milestones we’re celebrating right now.

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Another year of top Charity Navigator ratings!

Another year of top Charity Navigator ratings!

We’re thrilled to share that PRF has been awarded the highest 4-star Charity Navigator rating for our 8th straight year! CharityNavigator is the top evaluator of U.S.-based nonprofits, and this coveted 4-star rating is only awarded to 6% of the nonprofits evaluated....

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Exciting breakthroughs in RNA Therapeutics for Progeria!

Exciting breakthroughs in RNA Therapeutics for Progeria!

We’re thrilled to share the results from two very exciting breakthrough studies on the use of RNA therapeutics in Progeria research. Both studies were co-funded by The Progeria Research Foundation (PRF) and co-authored by PRF’s Medical Director, Dr. Leslie Gordon.

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Get Involved

Today, over 80 children from 30 countries are enrolled in a PRF-funded drug trial. Because of your support, the children are receiving the benefits of lonafarnib: stronger hearts and longer lives.

About PRF

Your donation helps The Progeria Research Foundation treat children with Progeria today, and cure them in the future.

Meet the Kids

We hope their stories inspire you to support PRF, so those dreams can come true.

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Night of Wonder 2022: Calling all PRF Superheroes
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GivingTuesday 2021
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Night of Wonder 2022: Calling all PRF Superheroes