OCRF News

Meet Mindy Gray: Wife, Mother, Sister, Philanthropist, and OCRF Board Member

Mindy’s sister, Faith with son, Logan 12/14/2012 | Mindy Gray was devastated by the passing of her beloved older sister, Faith Basser. But she turned loss into legacy and hurt into hope this year when she and her husband Jon founded the Basser Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania in... 

Under the Microscope: OCRF’s 2012 Research Progress Report

12/11/12 | In 2012, hardworking, dedicated OCRF scientists made significant advances in the fight against ovarian cancer. Below is just a sample of some of the exciting discoveries made by OCRF-funded researchers this year. With your generous support, OCRF grantees have: Explained reduced survival... 

A Personal Connection Becomes a Professional Mission

12/04/2012 Ivan and Angels were young post-doctoral fellows when they first met at the University of California, San Diego eleven years ago. She was working on Alzheimer’s disease; he was conducting basic research studying breast cancer cells. At the time, they didn’t know that their labs...