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[vc_custom_heading text=”PRF On the Move: Receives Research!America Award, Achieves Highest 4-Star Rating” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”]Recognized in Washington DC for its “significant impact in advancing research”, and attaining the top score from the premier nonprofit overseer, PRF is thrilled to be recognized in such significant ways.On March 12, 2014, PRF received Research!America’s prestigious Paul G. Rogers Distinguished Organization Advocacy Award in Washington, DC, where leaders from government, industry, academia and nonprofit organizations gathered to honor those who have made a significant impact in advancing research. Recognized for bringing Progeria from obscurity to successful translational research, Mary Woolley, president and CEO of Research!America said, “The Progeria Research Foundation is a trailblazer in the research advocacy community. Their passion and dedication to improving the lives of patients and families is a model for others.”

Pictured: PRF Board Chair Dr. Scott Berns, Mr. Rogers’ daughter Laing Rogers Sisto, wife Becky Rogers, PRF Medical Director Dr. Leslie Gordon, award presenter and President of Brigham & Women’s Hospital Dr. Betsy Nabel, and PRF Executive Director Audrey Gordon

PRF has also been awarded four (out of four!) stars from Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent nonprofit evaluator. Their in-depth, objective analysis revealed PRF’s strong financial and organizational status: “PRF adheres to good governance and other best practices”, the review panel noted, “and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.” Please click here to review our four star rating.

We are thrilled that PRF is being recognized in such significant ways for its important and accomplished work for children with Progeria. Kudos to all of YOU, who make such achievements possible with your unwavering support.