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.
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Biobeat Online Magazine (no longer available on line) Gene for Fatal Premature […]
[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