Awards per Year

Annual Award

Helen Roessler

2019

During the NVHG symposium in Veldhoven on 19 September 2019, Helen Roessler (UMC Utrecht) received the NVHG Annual Award for her nomination: Towards the treatment of Cantú syndrome. As a prize, Helen can visit the ESHG in Berlin in 2020.

Britt Mossink

2018

During the NVHG symposium in Papendal on 2 October 2018, Britt Mossink (Radboud UMC, Nijmegen) received the NVHG Annual Award for her nomination: The Molecular convergence of Kleefstra Syndrome Spectrum. As a prize, Britt can visit the ESHG in Goteborg in 2019 (15-18 June 2019).

Machteld Oud

2017

During the NVHG symposium in Veldhoven on 22 September  2017, Machteld Oud (Radboud UMC, Nijmegen) received the NVHG Annual Award for her nomination: Ciliary phenotyping in urine-derived patient cells to determine the pathogenicity of novel variants in ciliopathy genes. As a prize, Britt will be able to visit the ESHG in Milan in 2018.

 

Suzanne Sallevelt

2016

During the NVHG Autumn Symposium in Amsterdam on 6 October 2016, Suzanne Sallevelt (MUMC, Maastricht) Annual Award received. Abstract presentation: N2016_Sallevelt_A comprehensive strategy for exome-based preconception carrier screening.pdf As a prize, Suzanne can visit the ESHG in Copenhagen in 2017 (27-30 May 2017).

 

Risha Smeding

2015

During the two-day NVHG Autumn Symposium on 22 and 23 October 2015, Risha Smeding won the Annual Award for her presentation “Genetic paleo-epidemiology: Medically relevant polymorphisms in ancient human populations”.

Julie Rutten

2014

Julie Rutten of the LUMC, Leiden, was awarded the Annual Award 2014 during the two-day NVHG Autumn Symposium on 2-3 October 2014 in Arnhem. Julie received the Award for her presentation: Cysteine Quantity Correction of NOTCH3: exon skipping as a potential therapeutic strategy for CADASIL.

As a prize, Julie Rutten was able to visit the ESHG in Glasgow in June 2015, where she also received the Young Investigator Award.

Wouter Leonhard

2013

During the two-day NVHG Autumn Symposium in Papendal Arnhem, Wouter Leonhard (LUMC Leiden) received the Annual Award on 4 October 2013. Title: Scattered Single-Cell Deletion of Pkd1 in Mouse Kidneys Recapitulates Human Polycystic Kidney Disease and Refines the Model of Cystogenesis. 

As a prize, Wouter is allowed to visit the ESHG in Milan in 2014 ( 31 May – June).

Magdalena Harakalova

2012

Magdalena Harakalova of the UMCU was awarded the Annual Award 2012 during the 2 / day autumn symposium of the NVHG in Papendal. Her presentation was titled X-exome sequencing identifies a HDAC8 variant in a large pedigree with X-linked intellectual disability, truncal obesity, gynecomastia, hypogonadism and unusual face.

Peter van den Akker

2011

Peter van den Akker of the UMCG was awarded the Annual Award 2011 during the 2 / day spring symposium of the NVHG in Veldhoven. His presentation was entitled The inversa type of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis Bullosa is caused by specific arginine and glycine substitutions in type VII collagen.

Mike Gerards

2010

Mike Gerards of the MUMC+ has been awarded the NVHG Annual Award 2010. During the NVHG autumn symposium in Amsterdam. His presentation was entitled “Riboflavin responsive OXPHOS complex I deficiency caused by defective ACAD9: new function for an old gene.”

As a prize, Mike is allowed to visit the ESHG in Amsterdam in 2011. Both the trip and the registration costs are reimbursed. In addition, Mike can use the NVHG membership for 1 year for free.

Elisabeth Lodder

2009

Elisabeth Lodder is the winner of the NVHG Annual Award 2009. She received the prize for the presentation: “Co-localization of the ZRS with Sonic Hedgehog in the developing limb bud”. Elisabeth is affiliated with the Clinical Genetics department of Erasmus MC, Rotterdam.

As a prize, Elisabeth was allowed to visit the European Society of Human Genetics

Hester Happé

2008

Hester Happé is the winner of the NVHG Annual Award 2008. She received the prize for the presentation ‘Cyst Formation in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease – The Effect of Renal Injury’. Hester is affiliated with LUMC’s Human Genetics and Pathology Departments.

As a prize, Hester Happé was allowed to visit the European Society of Human Genetics in Barcelona (see photo).