Welcome to the RNA Therapeutics Institute!
The RNA Promise
Developing Breakthrough RNA Therapeutics
By interweaving nucleic acid scientists with clinicians dedicated to finding new cures, our goal is to create a new paradigm for organizing molecular research that enables the rapid application of new biological discoveries to solutions for unmet challenges in human health. Our current focus is on Huntington’s disease, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, viral infections, preeclampsia, cancer, and more.Learn More
TEDx: Being a Scientist in the Age of Alternative Facts
Listen to Phillip Zamore discuss the relationship between politics and science and how we can use hard data and the scientific method to affect our political climate.Watch Video
RNA Therapeutics Buzz
Cabbage looper moth genome sequenced by Zamore lab
Postdoc Li-Chun Tu awarded NIH grant to study human chromosome dynamics
Congrats, Andrei Korostelev & Erik Sontheimer! RTI researchers sweep 2018 RNA Society awards!
Congrats, Andrei Korostelev! UMMS structural biologist wins distinguished scholar award
Microscopic images from RTI illuminate scientific progress
UMass ranked 36 among universities worldwide for patents awarded
Help Us Fund Our Next Breakthrough
For decades, scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have been pioneers in RNA biology and leading innovators in the development of information-based therapeutics: cutting-edge therapeutic tools that leverage our advanced understanding of the human genome in ways that are revolutionizing how we treat disease. With your support, we are poised to unleash their power, and change the world for the better.Support Us