The Basser Center for BRCA hosts events throughout the year, including signature panels and programs, webinars led by leading researchers, and fundraising events.
Basser Young Leadership Council's Ride for Research
Join the YLC as we pedal towards cures in support of the YLC Fund! The YLC Fund provides funding to young investigators working on BRCA-related cancer research at the Basser Center for BRCA.
Register for your city's ride:
New York, NY - Saturday, October 21st
Chicago, IL - Saturday, October 28th
Philadelphia, PA - Saturday, November 4th
Washington, DC - Saturday, November 4th
Millburn, NJ - Saturday, November 18th
Navigating IVF & PGT: A Fireside Chat with Dr. Jaime Knopman and Jenny Sorin
Basser Young Leadership Council Co-Chair, Jenny Sorin, joins fertility expert, Dr. Jaime Knopman, to discuss the process of freezing eggs and embryos and undergoing pre-implantation genetic testing (PGT).
BRCA, Your Adult Children & You
The Basser Center's Parents Leadership Community presents BRCA, Your Adult Children & You, a panel discussion focused on supporting adult children while navigating the realities of a BRCA mutation in your family. Moderated by journalist Jill Werman Harris, hear from Isabel Blumberg, MD, New York-based ObGyn, Dana Farengo-Clark, MS, LCGC, Basser Center Senior Genetic Counselor, Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, LCSW, Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Social Policy and Practice, and Samantha Zuckerman, MD, MBE, Penn Medicine Breast Radiologist.
2023 Breakthroughs & Discoveries Panel
Experts in BRCA-related research and care for a panel discussion focused on advances in screening and treatment for pancreatic cancer, as well as cancer interception and prevention. Panelists for this event included Susan M. Domchek, MD, Executive Director of the Basser Center for BRCA, Fergus J. Couch, PhD, 2023 Basser Global Prize Recipient and chair of the division of Experimental Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Kim A. Reiss, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Penn Medicine and Bryson Katona, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Penn Medicine and member of the leadership team for the Men & BRCA program. This event was moderated by Dave Price, Weather Anchor WNBC-TV.
Basser YLC's Ride for Research
The YLC hosted our second Ride for Research spin event this year in NYC and Millburn, NJ. 100% of all tickets that were purchased, as well as 100% of all donations to the event, went to support the Basser Center’s YLC Fund!
The Power of Breast Cancer Screening & Genetic Testing in the Black Community
The Basser Center for BRCA's Black & BRCA initiative is teaming up with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) for their Breast Cancer Awareness Impact Day to discuss the importance of both mammogram screening and genetic testing within the black community.