Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (CERID)

CERID is located in the Building E of the UW Medicine South Lake Union Campus

Newcaste Disease virus Vaccine Development

Koelle Lab works on "One Health" Newcastle Virus Vaccine Development

Herpes Vaccine candidate initial results positive

Initial, positive results have been reported for a therapeutic vaccine candidate for treating patients with genital herpes.


Facilitate transformative research for synergistic excellence in the identification, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases of major public health impact and rapidly respond to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.

The establishment of CERID is a response to a rapidly changing infectious diseases (ID) landscape. Follow the link below to learn more about the burden of newly emerging infectious diseases and what you can do to help.

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Recent News

August 6, 2014
CERID Investigator Michael Gale Jr was recently profiled in the Seattle Times for his work on developing an antiviral treatment for Ebola and other viruses including West Nile Virus and Dengue Fever.
July 14, 2014
The Association of American Physicians (AAP) is a nonprofit, professional organization founded in 1885 by seven physicians, including Dr. William Osler, for “the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.”

CERID Director Wes Van Voorhis

Hundreds more scientists join SLU research site