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About Us

Meet the MRF

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is the largest independent organization devoted to melanoma. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma, the MRF also educates patients and physicians about prevention, diagnosis and the treatment of melanoma. The MRF is an active advocate for the melanoma community, helping to raise awareness of this disease and the need for a cure. The MRF’s website is the premier source for melanoma information seekers.

Mission Statement

To eradicate melanoma by accelerating medical RESEARCH while EDUCATING to and ADVOCATING for the melanoma community.

Latest News

Guest blog post by Elena Hawryluk, MD, PhD, pediatric dermatologist at Boston Children's Hospital and member of the MRF's Pediatric
Guest blog post by Vernon K. Sondak, MD (Department of Cutaneous Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center), with Jane L. Messina, MD
NEW YORK, NY - The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) will host the 20th Annual NYC Gala on Thursday, October 14
millie WP
For our Pediatric Melanoma Awareness campaign we share Millie's story who was diagnosed with spitzoid melanoma before she turned five: 
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Meet Our Team

The MRF is led by a dedicated staff, Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Committee united in a common mission: to bring about a world without melanoma. Meet our team: