Michael Anthony Moody
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Tony Moody, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Immunology at Duke University Medical Center. Research in the Moody lab is focused on understanding the B cell responses during infection, vaccination, and disease. The lab has become a resource for human phenotyping, flow characterization, staining and analysis at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI). The Moody lab is currently funded to study influenza, syphilis, HIV-1, and emerging infectious diseases.

Dr. Moody is the director of the Duke CIVICs Vaccine Center (DCVC) at (DHVI) and co-director of the Centers for Research of Emerging Infectious Disease Coordinating Center (CREID-CC). Dr. Moody is co-PI of a U19 program to develop a syphilis vaccine; this program is led by Dr. Justin Radolf at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Moody is also the director of the DHVI Accessioning Unit, a biorepository that provides support for work occurring at DHVI and with its many collaborators around the world by providing processing, shipping, and inventory support for a wide array of projects.

Dr. Moody and his team are involved in many networks studying vaccine response including the Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Centers (CIVICs), HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) and the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN).

Current Research Interests

I am currently funded to study the immune response to influenza, HIV-1, and syphilis.  As part of this, my laboratory is investigating the antibody response to these pathogens and quantifying the diversity of Fc-receptors that interact with these antibodies to mediate immune activity.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 2 Genome Ct, MSRB II Room 3007, Durham, NC 27710
  • Box 3499 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710

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