Penn's Basser Center is home to a number of specialists who have revolutionized the study of BRCA1 and BRCA2.
Katherine L. Nathanson, MD
Breast cancer with special interest in breast cancer genetics and the management of women with hereditary breast cancer; expertise in the evaluation of breast cancer risk and prevention.
Degree and Institution
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director for Population Sciences in the Abramson Cancer Center
Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA
Genetics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Genetics, 1999; Internal Medicine, 1996
Assessing patients at high risk of cancer; managing patients with cancer susceptibility syndromes and other genetic syndromes associated with cancer.
Genetic susceptibility to cancers including testicular germ cell tumors and breast; somatic genetics of melanoma and renal cancers
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Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion, 1st Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia (215) 662-4740