News & Press


Melanoma Testing During the COVID Pandemic

May 29, 2020

Guest blog post by Micole Tuchman, MD. Dr. Tuchman is a practicing board-certified dermatologist in private practice in Manhattan as well as a voluntary attending at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. After graduating from Yale, she received her MD …



Ocular Melanoma – FDA Listening Session Report

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020 – On January 27, 2020, the Melanoma Research Foundation’s (MRF) CURE OM initiative led by Senior Advocacy Officer Cassie Beisel conducted a first of its kind Patient-Led Ocular Melanoma Listening Session at the U.S. Food and Drug Administr …



New Legislation Introduced to Fund Ocular Melanoma Research in North Carolina

May 20, 2020

Thursday, May 20, 2020 – This week new legislation was introduced in the North Carolina State Senate to fund further research into the incidence of ocular melanoma in the area surrounding Huntersville, NC. Senator Natasha Marcus is the primary sponsor …



Genomics: Transforming Melanoma Diagnosis

May 15, 2020

Guest blog post by Brook Brouha, MD, PhD. Dr. Brouha is a practicing board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist at West Dermatology who has won speaking awards and authored peer-reviewed articles. After graduating third in his class from Dart …



#GetNaked: It Saved My Life

May 4, 2020

Guest blog post by Ellen Marmur, MD. The recipient of a 2017 MRF Humanitarian Award, Dr. Marmur is a leading dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, a recognized and admired expert in skin cancer diagnosis and surgery, Mohs surgery, reconstructive surg …