(PRWEB) May 05, 2011
Congratulations have been extended to Dr Angela Southey as the Scientific Programme Committee of the 30th Congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology have invited her to present her research; A new method for assessing feather and down serum protein contamination at the 30th Congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, to be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 11-15 June 2011.
The topic of Dr Southey’s paper follows two years of research in the area of asthma and allergy sufferers not being necessarily hypersensitive to Feather and Down, but rather to the accumulated dust mites and serum proteins. Angela’s new investigation addresses effective removal tactics and verification of these accumulated antigens.
Dr Southey heads up the Virology Laboratory and Environmental Testing Chambers at airmid healthgroup ltd, and has also been working on specialist augmented immunoassay techniques and the research on bird serum proteins. “Oυr research developments in healthy sleeping are unsurpassed,” ѕауѕ Dr Bruce Mitchell, CEO of airmid healthgroup ltd. “Many global leaders in the bedding industry hаνе already partnered with υѕ аѕ аn extension to thеіr existing іn-house capabilities, to now have our research accepted at such a prestigious international meeting is a great honour.
Angela qualified with a BSc. in Microbiology from UCC, before going on to complete a PhD in Lung Fibrosis in UCD. She then spent two years working in Japan on Ulcerative Colitis with Tanabe Seiyaku Ltd. Returning to Ireland she took up a senior research position in the Veterinary College, UCD followed by extensive industry experience in the diagnostic area with Wyeth Biopharma and Abbott Diagnostics.
About airmid healthgroup ltd
airmid healthgroup ltd is a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, scientists and occupational health and hygiene professionals. The group provide a range of services to prevent ill health caused by exposure to indoor air pollutants, all backed up by their in-house laboratory testing facilities and expert multidisciplinary team. The range of services includes indoor environmental testing of enclosed spaces and scientific testing of building contents and materials to assess their impact on indoor air and so human health.