Global Impact

Through its direct support of clinical research, Frederick National Laboratory activities are not limited to national programs. The laboratory is actively involved in more than 400 domestic and international studies related to cancer; influenza, HIV, Ebola, and other infectious diseases (such as Zika, hepatitis C virus, tuberculosis, and malaria); heart, lung, and blood diseases; parasitic infections; and rheumatic and inflammatory diseases. The Frederick National Laboratory provides medical and clinical research professionals to support numerous NIH clinics and has a global impact by facilitating the conduct of clinical research programs and initiatives such as the NCI Center for Global Health, NIAID’s Southeast Asia Influenza Clinical Research Network, and the International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV.