The Medicines of the Future Will Be Made of RNA

F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE
6 min readNov 14, 2023

mRNA therapeutics will fundamentally change the practice of Medicine.

Every once in a while, medicine changes in a fundamental way, and we may not realize it while it’s happening. I wasn’t around in 1928 when Fleming discovered penicillin, or in 1953 when Watson, Crick, and Franklin characterized the double-helical structure of DNA.

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F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE

Medicine, science, statistics. Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health at Yale. New book “How Medicine Works and When it Doesn’t” available now.