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Arnold Brossi, Ph.D.

Arnold Brossi was born in Switzerland in 1923. He earned his Ph.D. at the ETH in Zurich in 1952 and subsequently joined Hoffman-La Roche. He joined the National Institutes of Health in 1976, where he led the Medicinal Chemistry Section of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. He retired in 1991. He became Research Professor in the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina.

Dr. Brossi authored over 400 scientific papers and held many patents. He was a member of the Advisory Board of Organic Synthesis. Dr. Brossi was the 1990 winner of the GlaxoSmithKline Alfred Burger Award of the ACS.

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