News & Press


COVID-19 Update

March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020 Dear MRF community, As our country continues to adjust to precautions enacted in response to the COVID-19 virus, I wanted to update you on how the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) will ensure our work continues with as little disruptio …



Announcement: CURE OM Symposium MOVED to Fall 2020

March 12, 2020

Dear friends and colleagues, March 12, 2020 – The Melanoma Research Foundation’s (MRF) CURE OM initiative has been informed that onsite events at MD Anderson Cancer Center have been cancelled for the next 8 weeks as an active precaution to the emergenc …



Congratulations to the 2020 Medical Student Research Award Recipients!

March 3, 2020

In addition to supporting established investigators and multidisciplinary research teams, the MRF is committed to funding the future of melanoma research by supporting the most promising studies being conducted by medical students early in their career …



An Exciting Update on VISION: the CURE OM Patient-Reported Registry

February 24, 2020

This week, the MRF announced a transformational new partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center (MGHCC) to advance the development and launch of VISION, the first ever patient-powered and patient-reported ocular melanoma registry! Cen …



MD Anderson’s Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD Named to President’s Council on Science and Technology

January 29, 2020

January 29, 2020 – Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint MD Anderson’s Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). As associate professor and deputy chairman of Melanom …