EDDY ARNOLD, Ph.D.
Board of Governors and Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University
A renowned chemist who helped pioneer understanding of the HIV reverse transcriptase to develop a novel class of AIDS drugs.
Eddy Arnold is a renowned leader in the fields of structural biology and drug design and a Distinguished Professor in the chemistry and chemical biology department at Rutgers University. Eddy is also a resident member of the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, where his research group pursues studies of HIV reverse transcriptase structure and function, and has helped in the created of five medicines used to treat HIV/AIDS. Eddy earned his bachelor’s and doctoral degrees in organic chemistry at Cornell University.