William Beaumont Research Awards

The William Beaumont Research Awards are given to three students for outstanding research accomplishments from work submitted for publication in Fusion, the student-run research magazine at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

The recipients of the 2023-24 William Beaumont Research Awards are:

  • Vincent Xu, MSII 
    “Efficacy of Cytoreductive Cystectomy in Metastatic Urothelial Bladder Cancer Based on Site of Metastasis” 
    Mentor:  Michael Whalen; Department of Urology, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Sarah Cho, MSII 
    “Associations between abnormal glucose regulation in pregnancy and offspring adiposity, insulin resistance, and adipokine markers during childhood and adolescence” 
    Mentor:  Marie-France Hivert; Division of Chronic Disease Research Across the Life Course, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
  • Kathleen Webber, MSIII 
    “MRI Changes in the Cochlea as a Predictor of Clinically Significant Hearing Loss in Children Receiving Ototoxic Chemotherapy for Treatment of Brain Tumors” 
    Mentor: Shweta Bansil; Department of Oncology, Children’s National Hospital