S. B. Devi Charity Home Calcutta Project Basel


We are deeply mourned by the sudden demise of Ali Husain, the last Progeria child, on 27.11.13 at 7.30 a.m. With his demise our research work on Progeria has come to an end. The memories of his close and affectionate association with us will be remembered forever. May his soul rest in peace.

Ageing process in Progeria affected children discovered by our scientific team.

HGPS paper was published in PLoS ONE and is available online at http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0021433.

Rakhi Celebration

The Partition of Bengal in 1905 was made on October 16 by then Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon...read more

Konika Inauguration

On 5 th of September KONIKA was inaugurated by the presence of Rotaractors, President & members of different Inner wheel clubs, President & members of different Rotary Clubs ...read more

World AIDS Day

December 1st is a day set aside as World AIDS Day and is celebrated all over the world to remember people living with HIV/AIDS ... read more

Quiz Contest

S. B. Devi Charity Home takes the pleasure to invite you to participate in the Inter school Quiz Contest to be held on Friday, 8 th January 2010 from 11.00 am onwards at Sovabazar Natmandir Hall. ... read more

Progeria Boy has passed away

Ikramul Khan and his brother Ali Hussain live at a charity home in Kolkata, where their caretakers hide them from the painful and uncomfortable stares of onlookers ... read more


Pathogenic significance of the homozygous LMNA missense mutation p.Lys542Asn in patients with autosomal recessive Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome....read more

INFOBULLETIN NR 3 / 2009... read more

Bulletin 110 - Medicus Mundi Schweiz ... read more

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute ... read more

S.B. Devi Charity Home Calcutta Project
is a joint development cooperation project between India and Switzerland