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 from Alton Pace in memory of his half-sister Daryl who passed away from ocular melanoma: “Take care of
Guest blog post from Mark Weinzierl, MRF board member and ocular melanoma survivor: My name is Mark Weinzierl and I
Guest blog post from Eileen Walther, a mucosal melanoma survivor and avid beekeeper:  Early on, I knew I’d have choices
For our 25th anniversary, we share a guest blog from Samantha Black, an MD Candidate from UT Southwestern Medical School

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: