NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine announced that its Basser Center for BRCA has awarded $375,000 in grant funding to support translational breast and ovarian cancer research projects at four US institutes.

The Basser Center, located within Penn's Abramson Cancer Center, was established in 2012 to advance research around cancers associated with BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations. It received a $5 million donation in 2014 to support an external grants program.

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