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Global Virus Network Adds Singapore Consortium as Newest Center of Excellence

Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and Singapore, August 22, 2018: The Global Virus Network (GVN) and the GVN-Singapore Center of Excellence, comprised of 7 virology research intuitions led by Duke-NUS Medical School,  announced today the induction of the Singaporean coalition as GVN’s newest Center of Excellence. The GVN represents 42 Centers of Excellence and 7 affiliates in […]

Global Virus Network Hosts Fifth Short Course

Trains Next Generation of Virus Researchers from Around the Globe Baltimore, Maryland, USA, August 16, 2018: The Global Virus Network (GVN) last week held its Fifth Annual Short Course on Medical Virology on August 5-11 for 16 early-career human and animal virologists from Austria, Canada, China, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Trinidad, United States, and […]

The Time to Cure Hepatitis B is Now

Nature Reviews Commentary lays  groundwork for the momentum behind hepatitis B cure research and the long-term implementation of HBV cure preparedness worldwide.         On the eve of World Hepatitis Day, the International Coalition to Eliminate HBV (ICE-HBV), a global group of researchers, patient representatives and health organisations including the Global Virus Network (GVN), […]

Global Virus Network (GVN) Centers of Excellence Contribute Expertise to Nipah Virus Outbreak in Kerala, India

In the wake of the outbreak, the Government of Kerala is fast-tracking the launch of the Institute of Advanced Virology, which will house a unit of the GVN Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June 5, 2018: Several of the Global Virus Network’s (GVN) Centers of Excellence have been researching Nipah virus (NiV) and are currently contributing expertise […]

Update on the Nipah Virus Outbreak in Kerala, India

Update on the Nipah Virus Outbreak in Kerala, India  May 30, 2018  By Benhur Lee, MD, Professor, Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, a Global Virus Network (GVN) Center of Excellence and Linfa Wang, PhD, Professor & Director, Emerging Infectious Diseases Programme, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore What is Nipah […]

Global Virus Network Issues Open Letter to WHO On Potent Human Carcinogen – Human T Cell Leukemia Virus-1

The Lancet publishes letter from top scientists and advocates from around the world to eradicate HTLV-1, a debilitating and deadly virus Baltimore, MD, USA, May 10, 2018: The Global Virus Network (GVN), an international coalition of the world’s foremost medical virologists, comprising 41 Centers of Excellence and 7 Affiliates in 26 countries, dedicated to identifying […]

GVN Bestows Diane Griffin with The GVN Robert C. Gallo Award for Scientific Excellence and Leadership

Dr. Griffin was presented the Award during the 9th International Meeting in Melbourne last September Baltimore, MD, USA, February 1, 2018:  The Global Virus Network (GVN), an international coalition of the world’s foremost medical virologists, comprising 40 Centers of Excellence in 25 countries, dedicated to identifying and researching, combatting and preventing, current and emerging pandemic […]

INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED VIROLOGIST CHRISTIAN BRÉCHOT APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF THE GLOBAL VIRUS NETWORK (GVN)

Brings Decades of Scientific & Organizational Leadership To Advance GVN’s Mission Melbourne, Australia, September 25, 2017: The Global Virus Network (GVN), an international coalition of the world’s foremost medical virologists, comprising 40 Centers of Excellence in 24 countries, dedicated to identifying and researching, combatting and preventing, current and emerging pandemic viruses that pose a critical […]

Global Virus Network Adds Premier Rega Institute for Medical Research as Newest Center of Excellence

Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and Leuven, Belgium, August 17, 2017: The Global Virus Network (GVN) and the Laboratories of Virology & Chemotherapy at the Rega Institute for Medical Research, University of Leuven, Belgium announced today the induction of the institute as GVN’s newest Center of Excellence. The GVN represents 40 Centers of Excellence and six affiliates […]