Infection Prevention in Aging Research Group

Research Team

Marco Cassone, MD, PhD


Dr. Cassone has many years of experience in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases research. He has described and managed infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria, characterized MRSA and fungal outbreaks in hospital settings, and developed innovative techniques to detect antimicrobial resistance genes. Dr. Cassone performs identification, resistance and molecular laboratory testing and is involved in patient sample collection and data analysis.