MISSION: To discover treatments and the cure for Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
and its aging-related disorders, including heart disease.

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Today, over 70 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.

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



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September 8th, 2017|0 Comments

September 8, 2017
Sam Berns’ TEDx Talk Reaches 25 Million Views – Celebrate with Us!
Sam’s talk, "My Philosophy for a Happy Life", has inspired over 25 Million people with its message of hope and love. Over the next 25 days, help us honor Sam's legacy with a donation of $25 or more to PRF - the Foundation created by his family to treat and cure children with Progeria. CLICK HERE or TEXT SAM25 to 41444 to celebrate this extraordinary young man - Sam’s parents will match up to $25,000!
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Teachers and Students: Curriculum based on HBO’s Life According to Sam and Sam’s TEDx talk now available.

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

These tools empower teens to overcome challenges and be successful – buy yours today!
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Our 2016 Newsletter and Annual Report is here!

September 1st, 2016|0 Comments

16 pages packed with progress in research, fundraising and awareness – Enjoy!
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Results of Triple Drug Trial for Progeria Published

July 11th, 2016|0 Comments

PRF Continues Aggressive Research Agenda