Clinical Virology

Head of the lab

Lab description

The Hadassah University Hospital Clinical Virology Laboratory (CVL) is located  within a new central laboratory facility of approximately 2,400 square meters. Being one of the leading virology units in the country CVL is designed and equipped to perform tissue culture, virological, biochemical, molecular biology research and diagnostic virology projects.

Assets and services

• Biosafety level (BSL) 2 and 3 laboratory
• ISO 15189 laboratory accreditation
• Experienced virology lab personnel
• Broad experience in SARS-CoV-2 associated studies
• Blood samples, comprehensive virological tests
• Evaluation of novel antiviral drugs, drug targets, mechanisms of antiviral drug resistance


Ex vivo excellence:
• Unique ex vivo models of viral infection, antiviral
interventions and immune response
Fighting viruses:
• Binding and neutralizing antibodies against viruses

Viruses expertise

  • Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV)
  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
  • Influenza virus
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Herpes viruses
  • HIV
  • Epstein Barr virus (EBV)
  • and more