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The Progeria Research Foundation

For the Children ♥ For the Cure
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Vision

Our vision is a world in which every child with Progeria is cured.

Mission

To discover treatments and the cure for Progeria and its aging-related disorders, including heart disease.

Vision

Our vision is a world in which every child with Progeria is cured.

Mission

To discover treatments and the cure for Progeria and its aging-related disorders, including heart disease.

News

Exciting breakthroughs in RNA Therapeutics for Progeria!

Exciting breakthroughs in RNA Therapeutics for Progeria!

We’re thrilled to share the results from two very exciting breakthrough studies on the use of RNA therapeutics in Progeria research. Both studies were co-funded by The Progeria Research Foundation (PRF) and co-authored by PRF’s Medical Director, Dr. Leslie Gordon.

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Kicking off the New Year with exciting research news!

Kicking off the New Year with exciting research news!

In January, the science journal Nature published breakthrough results demonstrating that genetic editing in a mouse model of Progeria corrected the mutation that causes Progeria in many cells, improved several key disease symptoms and dramatically increased lifespan in the mice.

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Get Involved

Today, over 80 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.

About PRF

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

Meet the Kids

We hope their stories inspire you to support PRF, so those dreams can come true.

Events

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Miles for Miracles Road Rally
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PRF Cure Cup Classic Golf Tournament
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ONEpossible (details coming soon)
June 1, 2021
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Team PRF Runs the Falmouth Road Race (details coming soon)

August 15, 2021

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20th Annual International Race for Research (details coming soon)

Sept. 18, 2021, Peabody, MA & At-Home Edition

8
Miles for Miracles Road Rally (registration coming soon)
8
PRF Cure Cup Classic Golf Tournament
8
ONEpossible (details coming soon)
June 1, 2021
8
Team PRF Runs the Falmouth Road Race (details coming soon)

August 15, 2021

8
20th Annual International Race for Research (details coming soon)

Sept. 18, 2021, Peabody, MA & At-Home Edition