The Basser Young Leadership Council held an event in New York City, “In Our Genes: An Evening of Storytelling,” where three speakers shared their stories about being affected by BRCA mutations.
The event "Unzip Your Genes" benefited the Basser Center founded by Mindy and Jon Gray and raised awareness for hereditary cancers. "Good Morning America's" Robin Roberts welcomed the crowd and helped kick off the event.
Bloomberg discusses the Basser Jean Bash charity event on November 10th. The celebration helped raise over $8 million to support the Basser Center.
Forbes covers the first Basser Jean Bash fundraising gala held in support of BRCA-related cancer research.
Women's Wear Daily
The Basser Center for BRCA cancer research hosted their first 'Unzip Your Genes' benefit, in partnership with Rag & Bone.
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.