Passing of Vicki Modell, Co-founder of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation, and pivotal figure in the field of PIDs

It is with solemn hearts that IPOPI wishes to acknowledge the passing of Vicky Modell, co-founder of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation with her husband Fred and an essential figure in the sphere of primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs). Vicki’s profound dedication to spearheading year-long initiatives and advocacy efforts has been instrumental in driving awareness, improving diagnosis, and fostering research in the PID field. In honouring Vicki’s memory, we pay tribute to her remarkable achievements and tireless efforts in supporting the cause of the PID community.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to her husband Fred, her family and friends. In commemorating Vicky’s legacy, we honour her invaluable contributions.