22 Mar 21
We are deeply saddened to learn the news of the passing of Dr José Baselga, Executive Vice President Oncology R&D, AstraZeneca and eminent medical researcher in Breast Cancer.
tranScrip’s Head of Oncology, Linda Summerton commented, “During my time at AstraZeneca I had the pleasure of working with José. José’s discoveries helped pave the way for new breast cancer therapies. He was not only a talented researcher but a lovely person.”
In his honour, José’s daughter, Clara Baselga-Garriga has orgainised a fundraiser to help raise awareness around CJD and its impact on its victims and their families. Specifically, Clara is requesting donations for those on the frontlines of cutting-edge neurodegenerative research at el Hospital Clinic, with the hopes that, one day, no family will experience the pain José’s family are enduring.
If you would like to donate, please visit https://www.gofundme.com/f/dr-baselga-funds-for-creutzfeldtjakob-disease?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet
Our thoughts are with José’s wife and family.
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