Carmen R. Bergom, MD, PhD, associate professor of radiation oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, will receive the 2021 Michael Fry Research Award from the Radiation Research Society (RRS). The award recognizes one junior scientist each year who has made extraordinary contributions to the field of radiation research.
Bergom treats breast cancer patients and leads a research laboratory focused on using innovative genetic models to improve the effectiveness of radiation therapy and reduce the side effects of radiation exposure on normal tissues.
Bergom will receive her award and deliver the Michael Fry Award Lecture at the RRS annual meeting, scheduled for October. Read more on the School of Medicine site.