Wall Street Journal
Over 1,000 people came together to Unzip Their Genes at the Basser Jean Bash. The celebration helped raise over $8 million to support the Basser Center - the first center in the world solely dedicated to defeating BRCA-related cancers.
A new study led by Basser's Angela Bradbury, MD, examined the psychosocial development of girls from families with a history of breast cancer, or a known genetic risk for it, compared to girls without a family history of the disease.
Penn Medicine News
The Basser Center for announced $375,000 in new grant funding to support BRCA-focused research projects across the nation. The grants are aimed at advancing the care of patients living with BRCA mutations.
Susan Domchek, Executive Director of the Basser Center, received the 2015 William Osler Patient Oriented Research Award, which is granted to a member of the faculty for a body of work, with an emphasis on clinical research, performed predominantly at Penn in the last five years.