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

Leading Melanoma Organizations Applaud Congress for Supporting $20 Million for Defense-Funded Melanoma Research
WASHINGTON, DC, December 19, 2019 – The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) and the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) applaud Congress for approving $20 million in Read more.
#EyeGetDilated: Shea B.
Guest blog post by Shea Biurski, daughter of CURE OM Patient Steering Committee member and #EyeGetDilated advocate Sam Buirski: I Read more.
Developing More Effective Treatments for Ocular Melanoma
SKCC Research Discoveries Translate to More Effective Treatments for Ocular Melanoma Guest blog post by Andrew Aplin, PhD, Associate Director Read more.
#EyeGetDilated: Nigel D.
Guest blog post by Nigel Deacon, ocular melanoma survivor, member of the CURE OM Patient Steering Committee and Co-founder of Read more.

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: