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The Mihran and Mary Basmajian Lecture and Award Presentation set for November 16th

Presentation, Lecture and Reception for the Mihran and Mary Basmajian Award for Excellence in Health Research

Dr. Anne Ellis, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Professor, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Department of Medicine

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
School of Medicine, Lecture Theatre 132A, 15 Arch Street

Dr. Ellis will be presented with the Basmajian Award, and provide a lecture on her research. Immediately following the lecture, a reception in her honour will be held in the David M.C. Walker Atrium outside the lecture theatre. (Cash bar)

“Deconstructing Atopy from its Developmental Origins through to Pathophysiology and Novel Therapeutics”

Dr. Ellis is a Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Division of Allergy & Immunology at Queen’s University.  She is a Clinician Scientist with approximately 70% of her academic portfolio dedicated to research.

Dr. Ellis obtained her MD from Queen's University, and also trained in Internal Medicine at Queen's.  Following this, she underwent subspecialty training in Allergy & Clinical Immunology at McMaster University in Hamilton.  She returned to join the Faculty at Queen’s in September 2008.  She assumed the role of the Chair of the Division of Allergy & Immunology in May 2011, and was awarded the James H. Day Chair in Allergic Diseases and Allergy Research in May 2016.

Dr. Ellis’ research interests include allergic rhinitis mechanisms and treatments, new treatments for allergic asthma, and the developmental origins of atopy.  She is the Director of the Environmental Exposure Unit and the Allergy Research Unit of Kingston General Hospital.

RSVP by Monday, November 6th for reception only to Gladys Smith
613-533-6627 | Gladys.Smith@queensu.ca