Welcome to the Swiss National Center
of Competence in Research RNA & Disease

The role of RNA in disease mechanisms


Translating an RNA boosts its degradation

FMI News Article In the cell, messenger RNAs — or mRNAs — are translated into proteins and eventually degraded, but the…

Welcome to Pei-Hsuan (Xuan) Wu!

Welcome to Pei-Hsuan (Xuan) Wu as a new associate member of the NCCR RNA & Disease!

Identified: components of the molecular clock that helps some animals shed their skin

FMI News Article Shrimps, flies and other animals shed their outer body covering at specific times of the year or at…

NMD Regulates the Circadian Clock

Through the use of a conditional Smg 6 mutant, which is a key protein for the Non_sense Mediated Decay (NMD) system, the…

Lin28 Inhibition Restores Lipid Homeostasis in Fatty Liver Disease Models

The lab of Jonathan Hall (ETH Zurich) in collaboration with the group of Carlo Catapano (IOR Bellinzona) inhibited the…