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BloqUV joins MRF Cause Marketing Partners

June 28, 2018 | Categories: News

The mission of the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is strengthened by dedicated cause marketing partners who continue to give back to the melanoma community. BloqUV, a sun protective lifestyle brand, is partnering with the MRF this July to educate their customers about melanoma.

CURE OM Patient Registry Update

June 21, 2018 | Categories: News, Ocular Melanoma, Research

 

Update on the CURE OM Patient Reported Registry

CURE OM Research Grant Recipient Announced

June 14, 2018 | Categories: News, Ocular Melanoma, Research

Walter Fast, Ph.D.The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is pleased to announce that Walter Fast, Ph.D. has been selected as the recipient of a one-year MRF CURE OM Pilot Proposal Focused on GNAQ/11 Mutant Uveal Melanoma. Dr. Fast is a Professor and the William I. Dismukes Fellow in Pharmacy, Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy at the University of Texas at Austin.

Congress Proposes $80M in Cancer Research Funding

June 14, 2018 | Categories: News, Policy, Research

Congress Proposes $80 Million for Cancer Research Funding

The MRF Commends Increase in Government Cancer Research Funding

March 23, 2018 | Categories: News, Policy, Research

UPDATE: Program announcements and application instructions are now available. Visit the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program page to apply.

You may also want to view the PRCRP Funding Opportunities and Application Review Process Webinar to learn more! 

2018 Medical Student Research Grants Announced

February 22, 2018 | Categories: News, Research

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Medical Student Research Awards. In furtherance of its commitment to advance melanoma science and support the most promising researchers at every stage of their career, this funding represents the largest number (11) of Medical Student research grants awarded in a single year and provides physicians in training a career path for research in melanoma.

February 13, 2018 | Categories: News, Research

New Research Grant Recipient Announced

January 11, 2018 | Categories: News, Research

In 2016, the Melanoma Research Foundation Breakthrough Consortium (MRFBC) convened a meeting of its scientific advisors to assess the greatest areas of need in the current research landscape to guide its grant funding. Following a thorough examination, the assembled researchers arrived at a consensus recommendation to encourage a critical mass of innovative young researchers to enter the promising field of melanoma immunotherapy.

The MRF Announces Kyleigh LiPira as CEO

January 9, 2018 | Categories: News

Today, the board of directors of the Melanoma Research Foundation announced Kyleigh LiPira, MBA as the MRF’s new Chief Executive Officer. LiPira was promoted from her position as Chief Development Officer.

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