The Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research (IHVR) - also known as
the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Institute – is an independent nonprofit
research institute that was established in 2003 by the Hepatitis
B Foundation to conduct discovery research and nurture translational
The IHVR, and the facility in which it operates, offers a unique and
exceptional opportunity to bring scientists together from commercial,
academic and other nonprofit institutions to pursue common research themes
in an environment conducive to interaction, collaboration and focus.