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Each month the HMHB website features a personal Question & Answer interview with experts in the fields of maternal and child health. PRF Medical Director Leslie Gordon shared PRF’s story in the April edition.

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Click on this link and Learn About Progeria–A Q&A with Dr. Leslie Gordon, MD, PhD, Medical Director of the Progeria Research Foundation (PRF) http://www.hmhb.org/lgordon.html

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition is devoted to improving the health and safety of mothers, babies and families through education and collaborative partnerships of public and private organizations. Each month the HMHB website features a personal Question & Answer interview with experts in the fields of maternal and child health. PRF Medical Director Leslie Gordon shared PRF’s story in the April edition.

Excerpt from “Learn About Progeria”: “We identified the ingredients that were critical – funding for researchers, the Cell and Tissue Bank, the Clinical and Research Database, scientific meetings, and workshops that pull in researchers, the consortium ,and the diagnostics program. The discovery of the Progeria gene has catapulted us forward, and now we are moving towards treatment and cure, but there is a long way to go. We’ve got all the ingredients that we need, plus a lot of hard work and a lot of volunteers. “You may also view this directly on the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies website at: http://www.hmhb.org/lgordon.html