View the Basser Center's events and educational panels on a variety of topics related to BRCA mutations and hereditary cancer.
BRCA101: An Educational Panel
Watch BRCA101: An Educational Panel, presented by the Basser Young Leadership Council and moderated by YLC co-chair Suzanne Zuppello. What is a BRCA gene? What is genetic counseling and when should you undergo it? These questions and more are answered.
A BRCA Family Affair: Susan Domchek, MD in Conversation with Ali Rogin and Her Parents
Learn about one family's journey with BRCA in this discussion between Basser Center Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, Ali Rogin (author of Beat Breast Cancer Like A Boss) and her parents, Rebecca and Max Weinberg (drummer for the E Street Band).
Racial Health Disparities in the United States
The Basser Center's Young Leadership Council presents a panel on racial health disparities, moderated by women's health advocate Alejandra Campoverdi, with the participation of Basser oncologist Payal Shah, MD, and Basser Young Leadership Council members Ashley Dedmon and Nicole Garcia.
Navigating the World of Fertility and Family Planning
The Basser Young Leadership Council presented a virtual panel, Navigating the World of Fertility and Family Planning. The panel featured Basser YLC members Mackenzie Dougherty and Lindsay Goldblatt, as well as clinicians Haley Moss, MD, MBA, Basser Center genetic counselor Danielle McKenna MS, LCGC, and system chief for reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Northwell Health, Nicole Noyes, MD.
ACLU, Myriad, and the Supreme Court with Erika Stallings, Esquire, and Sandra Park, Esquire
The Basser Center Young Leadership Council presented a discussion on genetics and the law with Erika Stallings, Esquire, and Sandra Park, Esquire.
Talking With Your Family About BRCA Mutations
Basser Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, and Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, Associate Professor at Penn Medicine’s School of Social Policy and Practice discuss how to talk to your family about BRCA mutations and hereditary cancer.
2020 Global Prize Presentation and Keynote
At the 2020 Basser Scientific Symposium, Global Prize winners Douglas Easton, PhD, and Antonis Antoniou, Phd, from Cambridge University, presented their keynote addresses.
2020 Breakthroughs and Discoveries Panel
The Basser Center’s virtual Breakthroughs and Discoveries panel brought together internationally renowned experts in the field of BRCA-related cancer research and care to discuss how discoveries in the lab translate to patient care.
Racial Disparities in Hereditary Cancer
Basser Young Leadership Council co-chair and patient advocate Erika Stallings discusses racial disparities in hereditary cancer, BRCA mutations in the Black community, and more with Basser Center scientist and Penn Medicine medical oncologist Payal Shah, MD.
Navigating Sexual Health and Intimacy After Surgery
The Basser Center teamed up with AnaOno Intimates for a a panel on sexual health. Designer Dana Donofree moderates a panel of experts including a Basser Center genetic counselor, family therapist, sexual health specialist and a previvor.
2019 Basser Global Prize Presentation
During the Seventh Annual Basser Center Scientific Symposium, the 2018 Global Prize was presented to Maria Jasin, PhD, by Basser Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, Basser co-founder Mindy Gray, and Basser Global Prize co-founders Shari and Leonard Potter.
Breakthroughs and Discoveries 2019
On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, the Basser Center presented a panel with internationally renowned BRCA experts on the latest in BRCA-related clinical research and patient care. This event was held during the Basser Scientific Symposium and is geared toward the general public.