AllerGen investigator Dr. Anne Ellis and her team in the Environmental Exposure Unit (EEU) at Kingston General Hospital have received the 2016-17 Mihran and Mary Basmajian Award for Excellence in Biomedical/ Health Research.
The award is granted by the Faculty of Health Sciences of Queen’s
University to recognize the most meritorious contributions to health research by a faculty member during the previous year or several years.
Dr. Ellis and her colleagues use the specialized EEU facility to research allergies caused by airborn allergens. Her team’s recent projects have investigated dust mite and grass allergies, and the respiratory effects on children of indoor air fresheners.