International Society for Antiviral Research

The International Society for Antiviral Research (ISAR) is a scientific society that focuses on the discovery and clinical application of antiviral agents. It was founded in 1987 to encourage the exchange of information and collaborative research on the development of antiviral, biological and chemical agents.

International Society for Antiviral Research (ICAR)
Formation1987; 35 years ago (1987)
TypeScientific society
HeadquartersBirmingham, Alabama[1]
Location
  • United States
President of the International Society for Antiviral Research
Kara Carter
Key people
President-elect Katherine Seley-Radtke
Websitewww.isar-icar.com

ISAR sponsors the International Conference on Antiviral Research (ICAR), held yearly since 1988 when the second ICAR occurred in Williamsburg, Virginia. ISAR also provides scientific information through peer-reviewed scientific journals and administers several international awards.[2]

As of January 1, 2020, the president of the society was Johan Neyts and the president-elect was Kara Carter.[3] Johan Neyts was succeeded as president by Kara Carter, and the president-elect for 2020-2022 became Katherine Seley-Radtke.[4][5]


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