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About Us
We Combat Disease Caused By
Insufficient Gene Expression

Company Overview

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Our Vision

Improve Human Health by Innovation

Our Mission

Unleash the power of oligonucleotide therapeutics to tackle unmet medical needs.

Our Core Values

Integrity & Decency • Innovation & Persistence • Diligence & Perfection

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Our Story

Ractigen /răk’tijən/: RNA activates genes.

Ractigen Therapeutics is an early-stage pharmaceutical company creating first-in-class therapies designed to boost expression of therapeutic genes in diseased cells.

Ractigen Therapeutics was founded in 2017 by the original pioneers in the field of RNAa to create a pipeline of new medicines to treat diseases caused by insufficient gene expression.

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Our Core Technology

Our core technology is based on a discovery made at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) coined RNA activation (RNAa) that prompted a paradigm shift in the field of oligonucleotides therapeutics – targeted activation of gene expression using short non-coding RNA duplexes.

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Our company occupies a four-storied building in the Modern Industry Park of Life and Health Science of Rudong, Jiangsu, China.

We also occupy a growing laboratory space in the Zhangjiang High Technology Park in Shanghai, and have a 2000 sq. m. R&D center in the BioBay in Suzhou.

Our company is also launching our first international venture with a US site planned in the near future.

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Our Team

Ractigen is led by a cohesive team of scientists, professionals, and biotech entrepreneurs with broad backgrounds in oligonucleotide research, chemistry, and drug development including the original core team of inventors behind the RNAa technology.

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Ractigen Therapeutics has raised over 350 million RMB (~54M USD) in venture financing through series A and A+ funding rounds.

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