Antiviral Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal published monthly by Elsevier. It was established in 1981 and is the official publication of the International Society for Antiviral Research. Access is by subscription only, with formats available online in PDF and text formats by ScienceDirect. The editors-in-chief are: Erik de Clercq (Rega Institute, Leuven, Belgium), Earl R. Kern (University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA), and Richard J. Whitley (University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA).
The journal publishes research articles and reviews on all aspects of the development of drugs, vaccines and immunotherapies against viruses of animals and plants. Specific areas of research include chemistry, virology, mechanism of action, in vitro activity, animal models and clinical trials. The journal also covers host resistance to viral infection.
Antiviral Research is indexed in the following databases: Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases, BIOBASE, BIOSIS, Current Contents (Life Sciences), EMBASE, Medline, Pascal et Francis, Reference Update, Science Citation Index, Scopus and Tropical Diseases Bulletin.