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Progeria Gene Discovered

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...
Media Coverage of Progeria Gene Discovery

Media Coverage of Progeria Gene Discovery

[vc_custom_heading text=”Media Coverage of Progeria Gene Discovery” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”]Here are just a few: Biobeat Online Magazine (no longer available on line) Gene for Fatal Premature...

Identification of Gene Gives Hope to Children with Progeria

May Shed Light on Phenomenon of Aging PRF Plays Key Role in Gene Discovery [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...