Rebecca S. Arnold, PhD, MS


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cell and Molecular Biology


Rebecca S. Arnold, PhD, MS is an Assistant Professor of Urology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Arnold currently directs the work of research specialists and medical students during the School of Medicine sponsored Discovery Project in Dr. Petros' lab in addition to performing her own independent research. She is active in publishing and grant writing to support the Department's research mission.


Dr. Arnold earned her PhD from Indiana University at Bloomington. She completed postdoctoral studies at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada followed by postdoctoral studies at Emory University before joining the faculty.


Dr. Arnold's research interests include prostate and kidney cancers and focus on reactive oxygen and nitrogen species and mitochondrial genetics.  In addition, she is an integral member of the Emory Urology research team working on a test to screen and detect kidney cancer.


Dr. Arnold has lectured both regionally and nationally, and has authored multiple scientific journal articles.

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Dr. Arnold is the recipient of the Henry R. Mahler Memorial Award from Indiana University as well as multiple National Research Service Awards from the National Institute of Health (NIH).

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