About CVVR

The Center for Virology and Vaccine Research (CVVR) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center aims to promote research and education activities related to virology, vaccinology, and related disciplines, including basic, translational, and clinical vaccine research. The Center consists of primary and affiliate faculty and focuses on the development of vaccines against infectious, oncologic, degenerative, and other diseases.

Our Research 

Education and Mentorship →

CVVR Seminars →


Dan H. Barouch, M.D., Ph.D, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Division Manager

Faye Stephens, fstephen@bidmc.harvard.edu

Administrative Coordinator

Lee Davis, ldavis1@bidmc.harvard.edu

Contact Info

3 Blackfan Circle, E/CLS 10th floor
Boston, MA 02115 - USA

T 617 735 4485
F 617 735 4566


Center for Life Sciences Building, Boston, MA


U.S. Senator Ed Markey Visits the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research

"The vaccine development at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a critical component of the fight against the Zika virus." - Senator Markey


"In the throes of an epidemic, researchers investigate how to inoculate against the disease."


"Our findings provide substantial optimism that the development of a safe and effective ZIKV vaccine for humans will likely be feasible" Dr Barouch said.

Protective efficacy of multiple vaccine platforms against Zika virus challenge in rhesus monkeys. (Science, 2016)

Vaccine protection against Zika virus from Brazil. (Nature, 2016)

Clinical Trials

Click here for more information on our clinical trials

Contact Information:

T: 617 735 4610

E: cvvrtrials@bidmc.harvard.edu