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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 […]

Global Virus Network Responds to Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Global Virus Network Responds to Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Baltimore, Maryland, USA, May 31, 2018: The Global Virus Network (GVN) is mobilizing a coordinated effort to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) through its Centers of Excellence.  The GVN represents 41 Centers of Excellence and […]

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 […]

Global Virus Network Adds Internationally Renowned Mérieux Foundation as Newest Center of Excellence

Global Virus Network Adds Internationally Renowned Mérieux Foundation as Newest Center of Excellence Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and Lyon, France, July 12, 2017: The Global Virus Network (GVN) and the Mérieux Foundation announced today the induction of the foundation as GVN’s newest Center of Excellence. The GVN represents 39 Centers of Excellence and six affiliates in […]

Global Virus Network (GVN) Center of Excellence TSRI Investigation Reveals First-Ever Image of Elusive Viral Protein

Global Virus Network (GVN) Center of Excellence TSRI Investigation Reveals First-Ever Image of Elusive Viral Protein  New Direction for Lifesaving Vaccine LA JOLLA, CA – June 2, 2017 – Before Ebola virus ever struck West Africa, locals were already on the lookout for a deadly pathogen: Lassa virus. With thousands dying from Lassa every year—and […]