Monday, August 25, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Director Alan Michael Blassberg along with Marc Romeo interviewed Mindy and Jon Gray, founders of the Basser Research Center for BRCA at the University of Pennsylvania for the documentary Pink and Blue www.pinkandbluemovie.com
In May 2012, Gray and his wife, Mindy Gray, founded the Basser Research Center,named in honor of Mindy’s sister, Faith Basser, who died of ovarian cancer at age 44. The Grays donated $25 million to create the Basser Research Center, which focuses on cancer prevention, treatment, and research of BRCA-related, genetically-inherited cancers. This donation also established the Basser Global Prize, honoring cutting-edge cancer research. In January 2014, the Basser Research Center announced an additional $5 million gift from the couple to fund an external research grant program. Mary Claire King is the 2014 recipient of the Basser Global Prize.
Mindy and Jon Gray
Alan Blassberg - Mindy Gray - Jon Gray - Marc Romeo