Infection Prevention in Aging Research Group

Principal Investigator

Lona Mody, MD, M.Sc

Lona Mody

Dr. Mody is the Amanda Sanford Hickey Professor of Internal Medicine at University of Michigan, PI of the Infection Prevention in Aging Research Group, and Associate Director of Translational Research for the Geriatrics Center. She is one of very few internists in this country with an expertise in aging populations, epidemiology, an active wet research laboratory in microbiology, and a translational research agenda focused on vulnerable aging population. She has mentored several junior faculty, fellows, post-doctoral students and residents in conducting clinical, epidemiologic as well as laboratory-based research projects and has had uninterrupted NIH funding since 2003. Her work is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Veteran Affairs (VA) and various foundations.

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