Raymond F. Schinazi, Ph.D., D.Sc. (Hon.) is the
Founder and Director of RFS Pharma, LLC. He is a Professor at Emory
University, holds the Frances Winship Walters Chair in Pediatrics, and
serves as Co-Director of the Emory University Center for AIDS Research
(CFAR) Virology and Drug-Discovery Core. In addition, Dr. Schinazi is a
Professor of Chemistry at Georgia State University and a Senior Research
Career Scientist at the Atlanta Department of Veterans Affairs. He has
a long history of bridging the science-business gap and is most widely
recognized for his contributions in the field of HIV and hepatitis B.
Dr. Schinazi and his colleagues at Emory University were responsible for
bringing a record royalty to Emory University for HIV products. He was
one of the principal founders of Triangle Pharmaceuticals, Idenix
Pharmaceuticals, and Pharmasset, Inc. Dr. Raymond Schinazi has published
over 400 peer-reviewed papers and 7 books, and holds more than 80 U.S.
For more information about Dr. Schinazi's achievements, visits our History of Success page.