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Craig C. Mello
The University of Massachusetts Medical School was established in 1962 is located in Worcester Massachusetts, and is sometimes called UMass Worcester. The Medical School has 24 academic departments in its School of Medicine and 12 graduate programs in its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. It also has a Graduate School of Nursing and numerous centres and institutes including a Center for AIDS Research, a Center for Health Policy & Research, and an Institute for Drug Resistance. Craig Mello is a notable professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School for his work on RNA interference, for which he shared a Nobel Prize in 2006. RNA biology is one research area that will benefit from the opening of the University of Massachusetts Advanced Therapeutics Cluster in 2012.