Britt Drögemöller

 

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FUNDING AND AWARDS

 

  1. Co-investigator for BC Children’s Research Institute Evidence to Innovation Seed Grant entitled Genome-wide association study of L-asparaginase-induced pancreatitis in pediatric cancer (2017)

  2. Co-investigator for CIHR Project Scheme Grant entitled Discovery, validation, and pre-clinical development of novel strategies to prevent anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity(2017-2022)

  3. BC Children’s Hospital Research Outstanding Achievement by a Postdoctoral Fellow (2017)

  4. CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship for project entitled Identification of the genetic variants involved in the development of severe adverse drug reactions in cancer patients treated with cisplatin (2017-2019) 

  5. CIHR Drug Safety and Effectiveness Cross‐Disciplinary Training (DSECT) Program for project entitled Genome-wide association study of L-asparaginase-induced pancreatitis in pediatric cancer patients (2017-2018)

  6. Child and Family Research Institute Hoffmeister fellowship for project entitled A comprehensive analysis of the genomic and clinical factors contributing to the occurrence of cisplatin-induced ototoxicity (2015-2016)

  7. Best Basic Science and Overall Poster Presentation at BC Children’s Hospital Research Evidence to Innovation Research Day for poster entitled Genetic variation in SLC16A5 confers protection from cisplatin-induced ototoxicity in adult testicular cancer patients (2016)

  8. Best Poster Presentation at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Trainee Forum for poster entitled Genome-wide association study of L-asparaginase-induced pancreatitis in children (2015)

  9. Stellenbosch University New Voices in Science Finalist for presentation entitled Genetic profiling ‐ a silver bullet for schizophrenia treatment? (2014)

  10. Stellenbosch University Postdoctoral Fellowship (2014)

  11. Stellenbosch University Consolidoc Programme for project (2014)

  12. South African National Research Foundation Innovation Doctoral Scholarship for project entitled Investigation of genetic variation contributing to antipsychotic treatment response in a South African first episode schizophrenia cohort (2010-2013) 

  13. Best Poster Presentation at the African Society of Human Genetics Meeting for poster entitled The use of exome sequencing for antipsychotic pharmacogenomic application in South African schizophrenia patients (2013)          

  14. L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science in Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowship for project entitled The investigation of antipsychotic pharmacogenomic traits in two South African schizophrenia cohorts (2012)           

  15. Stellenbosch University PhD Merit Bursary for project entitled Investigation of genetic variation contributing to antipsychotic treatment response in a South African first episode schizophrenia cohort (2010-2012)    

  16. Best Oral Presentation at the Biological Psychiatry Congress for presentation entitled Personalized genomic profiles: applications in African psychiatric pharmacogenetics (2011)

  17. Harry Crossley Foundation Bursary for project entitled Detection of sequence diversity in the CYP2C19 gene of Xhosa South African individuals: An analytical and comparative study including in silico and functional analysis of the 5’ flanking region (2008-2009)   

  18. Stellenbosch University Faculty of Health Sciences’ Annual Academic Day 
    Young Researcher Winning Oral Presentation (Category <35 years) for presentation entitled CYP2C19 sequence diversity: A missing ingredient in the optimal treatment plans of South African individuals (2009)      

  19. South African National Research Foundation Grant-Holder Bursary for project entitled Detection of sequence diversity in the CYP2C19 gene of Xhosa South African individuals: An analytical and comparative study including in silico and functional analysis of the 5’ flanking region (2008)   

  20. South African National Research Foundation Prestige Programme for project entitled Detection of sequence diversity in the CYP2C19 gene of Xhosa South African individuals: An analytical and comparative study including in silico and functional analysis of the 5’ flanking region (2007)   

  21. Stellenbosch University Honours Merit Bursary for project entitled Identification of genetic variants in the promoter region and exons 1-4 of the CYP2C19 gene in Xhosa individuals (2007) 

  22. Stellenbosch University Undergraduate Merit Bursary (2004)