NON-RESPONSE TO ANTIPSYCHOTICS


Publications

  1. Ovenden ES, Drögemöller BI, van der Merwe L, Chiliza B, Asmal L, Emsley RA, Warnich L. Fine-mapping of antipsychotic response genome-wide association studies reveals novel regulatory mechanisms.Pharmacogenomics 2017;18(2):105-120.

  2. Drögemöller B, Emsley R, Chiliza B, van der Merwe L, Wright G, Daya M, Hoal E, Malhotra A, Lencz T, Robinson D, Zhang J, Asmal L, Niehaus D, Warnich L. The identification of novel genetic variants associated with antipsychotic treatment response outcomes in first episode schizophrenia patients. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2016;26(5):235-42.

  3. Drögemöller B, Niehaus D, Chiliza B, van der Merwe L, Asmal L, Malhotra A, Wright G, Emsley R, Warnich L. Patterns of variation influencing antipsychotic treatment outcomes in South African first episode schizophrenia patients. Pharmacogenomics. 2014;15(2):189-99.

  4. Drögemöller B, Wright G, Niehaus D, Emsley R, Warnich L. Next generation sequencing of pharmacogenes: a critical analysis focusing on schizophrenia treatment. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2013;23(12):666-74.

  5. Wright G, Niehaus D, van der Merwe L, Koen L, Korkie L, Kinnear C, Drögemöller B, Warnich L. Association of MB-COMT polymorphisms with schizophrenia-susceptibility and symptom severity in an African cohort. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2012;39:163-9.

  6. Wright G, Niehaus D, Koen L, Drögemöller B, Warnich L. Psychiatric genetics in South Africa: cutting a rough diamond. Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg). 2011;14:355-66.

 

Awards

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

  2. Stellenbosch University Postdoctoral Fellowship for project entitled Replication of genetic variants associated with antipsychotic treatment response outcomes in first-episode schizophrenia patients (2014)

  3. Stellenbosch University Consolidoc Programme for project entitled Replication of genetic variants associated with antipsychotic treatment response outcomes in first-episode schizophrenia patients (2014)

  4. 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) 

  5. 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)

  6. 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)

  7. 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)