HGPS


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AcronymDefinition
HGPSHutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
HGPSHouston Group Psychotherapy Society (est. 1965; Houston, TX)
HGPSHereditary Giant Platelet Syndrome
HGPSH-Graft Portacaval Shunt
HGPSHemingford Grey Preservation Society (UK)
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Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome or HGPS is a rare, fatal genetic condition characterized by an appearance of accelerated aging in children.
priority will be given to research related to the discovery of biological markers of disease in hgps that can be assessed in human and/or mouse samples; projects that explore biomarker relevance to disease process and/or change in markers with disease treatment; and the discovery and/or testing of candidate treatment compounds in both cell-based and mouse models of hgps.
He said the program is already in place at the HGPS and is the only one authorized by the National Council for Bioethics in Health (Conabios).