Protecting our patients. Benefiting the world.
World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Influenza
St. Jude is one of only six Collaborating Centers operating under the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS). Our center focuses exclusively on the threat to humans from influenza viruses of animals.
Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance
St. Jude is distinguished as a Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance (CEIRS) by the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. As one of six U.S. research institutions selected for the CEIRS network, St. Jude serves as a hub of basic and clinical research aimed at understanding and responding to influenza.