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 2021 William Beaumont Research Awards are:

  • Sangrag Ganguli: Screening for Small Molecule Modulators of RIG-I and MDA5 Using a Functional and Biochemical Assay
    Faculty mentor: Sun Hur, Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Issa Ali: Predicting Deletion of Chromosomal Arms 1p/19q in Low-Grade Gliomas from MR Images using Machine Intelligence
    Faculty mentors: Zynettin Akkus and Bradley Erikson, Department of Radiology Informatics, Mayo Clinic
  • Muhammad El Shatnofy: Variations in PIEZO1 rs62048221 Associated with Strength and Anthropometric Measures in Young Adults
    Faculty mentor: Laura L. Tosi, Center for Genetic Medicine, Children’s National