Pearl and Philip Basser Innovation Research Award

The Pearl and Philip Basser Innovation Research Award has been established to honor an early career investigator conducting innovative BRCA-related research at the University of Pennsylvania. Candidates will be considered from across a variety of disciplines including basic science, translational and clinical research. The award provides the recipient with a $40,000 one year, unrestricted research grant. Nominees can be at the level of Instructor through Assistant Professor. Recipients can only receive the award once.

We are currently accepting nominations for the 2024 award. View the nomination form here. Nomination packages are due on February 29th, 2024 and should include all items saved into one PDF document submitted to the Basser Center for BRCA at with the subject line “2024 Basser Innovation Award Nomination.”


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