Global Virus Network moves into UM BioPark

Nonprofit helps guide vaccine research, outbreak response

April 11, 2013|By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun

A global nonprofit that battles the spread of viruses has moved into the University of Maryland BioPark after sprouting from the university's Institute of Human Virology.

Global Virus Network is the west side research park's newest tenant. It moved from incubator space in the virology institute, within the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

GVN combines the resources and expertise of 30 virology research centers in 21 countries, helping them to share information and ideas to explore vaccine development, understand virus behavior and respond to viral outbreaks. It provides scientists with small grants and training fellowships.

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