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ONEpossible ™ Campaign begins!
October 01, 2014
ONEpossible ™ Campaign begins!
Please help us raise $150,000 by November 22 to bring children to Boston for the clinical trials. You can be ONE who makes a cure POSSIBLE!
 
Life According to Sam Wins Emmy, Buy & Share the DVD
August 16, 2014
Life According to Sam Wins Emmy, Buy & Share the DVD
Winning an Emmy for "Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking". we congratulate HBO Documentary Films and the talented team who have helped raise awareness of Progeria and PRF's work through this exceptional film. LATS continues to impact viewers with its message of love, determination and hope for children with Progeria. Check out the impressive awards list and how you can own a copy here.
 
Study Finds Trial Medications Increase Lifespan in Children With Progeria
May 06, 2014
Study Finds Trial Medications Increase Lifespan in Children With Progeria
In a stunning development, this first-ever study to assess whether treatments influence patient survival shows that drugs tested in PRF-funded clinical trials increase estimated lifespan of children with Progeria by at least 1.6 years.
Click here to view this exciting study.
 
PRF On the Move: Receives Research!America Award, Achieves Highest 4-Star Rating
March 2014
PRF On the Move: Receives Research!America Award, Achieves Highest 4-Star Rating
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.
 
WE DID IT! First-ever Treatment for Progeria Discovered!!
September 24, 2012
WE DID IT! First-ever Treatment for Progeria Discovered!!
History has been made, with every child in the first-ever Progeria clinical drug trial showing improvement in one or more areas of their condition, proving that the FTI drug lonafarnib is the first known, effective treatment for children with Progeria.
 

 

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