• Global Virus Network (GVN) Presents Doherty Institute Director, University of Melbourne Professor Sharon Lewin with the Robert C. Gallo Award for Scientific Excellence and Leadership in Medical Virology

    Read More
  • GVN Perspective: Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccine Development

    September 18, 2020

    Read More
  • Dr. Brechot’s Coronavirus Blog - September 18, 2020

    What will life be like after COVID-19?

    Read More
  • Abbott partners with the Global Virus Network on a new coalition to prepare for future pandemics

    Read More
  • SARS-CoV-2 GVN Center Spotlight: Dr. Raymond Schinazi

    Dr. Raymond Schinazi, Emory University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, discusses their work on SARS-CoV-2

    Read More
  • GVN: Forefront Of Virology COVID-19 Webinar Series Featuring Dr. Jonathan Sexton, University of Michigan, US

    “Morphologic Cell Profiling of SARS-CoV-2 Infected Cells Enables Drug Repurposing Screening”

    Watch the Webinar Now

    Top GVN Experts Inspire Rising International Virologists

    Learn More
  • Africa GVN meeting in Entebbe

    In the Midst of the Second Worst Ebola Outbreak Since Its Discovery, Top African Scientists Identify Ways to Battle Deadly Diseases Together

    Learn More


Learn more about GVN’s mission, leadership, and history.


Fighting disease through Research and Training.


Help GVN increase our impact around the world.

Dr. Robert Gallo

“Since our lab co-discovered HIV as the cause of AIDS and developed the HIV blood test, I have strongly believed mankind will best be served if the world’s leading virologists are organized and better-equipped to deal with new and existing viral threats. ”

Robert C. Gallo, MD

Co-Founder & International Scientific Advisor, GVN

The Homer and Martha Gudelsky Distinguished Professor in Medicine

Co-Founder & Director, Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Christian Bréchot

“I am very proud to be President of the Global Virus Network. This large network offers a unique opportunity to gather the best scientists worldwide and reinforce the fight against the threat of viral infections and epidemics, collaborating with the national and international institutions which are at stake.”

Christian Bréchot, MD, PHD


Global Virus Network (GVN)


57 Centers of Excellence
10 Affiliated Institutions
in 33 Countries

Stay up to date

Latest News

Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccine Development

As the COVID-19 pandemic expands, interests in the progress of…

Global Virus Network Announces 2020 Special Annual Meeting

World-Renowned Scientists Come Together to Address COVID-19,…