Research

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.

January 2, 2018 | Categories: News, Research, Treatment

Congress Must Protect DoD Medical Research Funding

September 26, 2017 | Categories: News, Policy, Research

Since 1992, the Department of Defense Congressionally-Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) has transformed healthcare for service members and the American public through innovative and impactful biomedical research. As of 2017, Congress has, on a bipartisan basis, provided the CDMRP with $11.9 billion in funding to support high impact, high risk, and high gain projects that other agencies and private investors may be unwilling to fund.

Apply for the Medical Student Research Award

September 1, 2017 | Categories: News, Research

The Melanoma Reserach Foundation (MRF) is now accepting applications for the 2018 Medical Student Research Award. The MRF has been awarding this research grant since 2011 and in this time 35 grants have been awarded to students at 24 different institutions. The purpose of the Medical Student Research Award is to promote scientific inquiry and research opportunities to medical students early in their careers by funding concise clinical or laboratory-based research projects focused on better understanding the prevention, biology, and treatment of melanoma.

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