Frank Slack, Ph.D.
Molecular biologist Frank Slack, PhD, an international leader in the study and understanding of microRNAs, a subset of non-coding RNA, became the director of the The Institute for RNA Medicine (iRM) at The Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, on July 1, 2014. Prior to joining BIDMC, Dr. Slack was a member of the Yale University faculty, most recently as a Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and Director of the Yale Center for RNA Science and Medicine. He holds a doctorate in molecular biology from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed postdoctoral training at Stanford University School of Medicine and Harvard University.