2014 MRA In The News

12/23/2014 |  MRA President & CEO quoted in The Pharma Letter on FDA approval of nivolumab

12/22/2014 |  MRA Founder quoted in Cure Today on FDA approval of nivolumab

12/18/2014 |  Patient #1 T.J. Sharpe Blogs About Immunotherapy Hill Briefing Led by MRA and SITC

12/17/2014 |  MRA Board Member & SAP Chair is one of Nature's 10 People Who Mattered This Year

11/17/2014 |  MRA President & CEO quoted in SkinInc coverage of Sunscreen Innovation Act

11/05/2014 |  MRA-supported investigators present at SITC Annual Meeting

10/29/2014 |  MRA Founder featured in Huffington Post op-ed by FasterCures Executive Director

09/26/2014 |  MRA mourns supporter and melanoma patient Jackie King

09/11/2014 |  MRA President & CEO quoted in News On Wellness on FDA approval of pembrolizumab

09/05/2014 |  Merck Melanoma Drug Is First PD-1 Inhibitor OK'd by FDA — GEN

09/05/2014 |  Merck & Co’s melanoma drug Keytruda becomes first FDA-approved anti-PD-1 therapy — The Pharma Letter

09/04/2014 |  Merck's potential blockbuster cancer drug approved — The Philadelphia Enquirer

09/04/2014 |  FDA Approves New Drug to Combat Melanoma — HealthDay News

09/04/2014 |  US approves new immunotherapy drug against melanoma — AFP

09/04/2014 |  Melanoma drug described as breakthrough gets FDA nod — LA Times

09/04/2014 |  FDA approves Merck immune-stimulating drug for melanoma — Fox News

08/03/2014 |  MRA President & CEO Appeared on Al Jazeera America Segment on Skin Cancer

07/29/2014 |  MRA Quoted in Wall Street Journal on Sunscreen Innovation Act

07/12/2014 |  MRA featured in TIME article by Jane Green "Lessons From a Sun Worshipper"

07/09/2014 |  MRA Joins Forces with LUNGevity and LCRF in First-Ever Research Collaboration

07/05/2014 |  MRA Quoted in Tampa Bay Times on the Sunscreen Innovation Act

06/30/2014 |  MRA Quoted in The American on Incentivizing Medical Research

06/12/2014 |  MRA's CSO Featured in Patient #1 Blog Q&A

06/01/2014 |  MRA Quoted in Washington Post article on Targeted Therapies for Patients

05/25/2014 |  MRA President & CEO in FOX News Segment on Sunscreen Innovation

05/23/2014 |  MRA's Leveraged Finance Fights Melanoma Event Featured in Wall Street Journal

05/19/2014 |  Huffington Post Publishes MRA Article Calling for National Skin Cancer and Melanoma Prevention Strategies

04/01/2014 |  Nature Article on Immunotherapy Uses Melanoma as a Case Study

03/25/2014 |  ABC News Segment on New Melanoma Therapies Features MRA-Funded Researcher

03/20/2014 |  MRA Quoted in Washington Post Article on the Sunscreen Innovation Act

03/20/2014 |  MRA CEO & President quoted in The Hill on the Sunscreen Innovation Act

03/15/2014 |  New York Times Article on the Privatization of Science in America Highlights MRA

03/06/2014 |  MRA's Scientific Retreat Covered in Patient #1 Blog

03/06/2014 |  Dr. Paul Chapman, MRA's Medical Advisory Panel Chair, on the Future of Melanoma

03/03/2014 |  Study Led by MRA-Supported Researchers Shows Long-Term Survival Data for Anti-PD-1 Therapy

01/28/2014 |  MRA Founder and Scientific Program Director Co-Author Article in the Journal of Cancer Immunology Research

2014 MRA Recent Press Releases and Statements

12/22/2014 |  MRA Applauds Latest Melanoma Drug Approval

12/11/2014 |  MRA-MRF Urge Congress to Approve Funding for Melanoma Research

12/10/2014 |  Final Budget Bill Doubles DoD Funding Available for Melanoma Research

12/03/2014 |  NCI FY 2016 Budget Plan Highlights Critical Opportunities

11/17/2014 |  Society of Melanoma Research International Congress

11/13/2014 |  MRA Applauds Congress for Getting the Sunscreen Innovation Act over the Goal Line

09/26/2014 |  AACR Conference Showcases Developments in Melanoma

09/17/2014 |  MRA Applauds Senate Passage of the Sunscreen Innovation Act

09/12/2014 |  MRA Letter of Support to Senate on the Sunscreen Innovation Act

09/04/2014 |  MRA Applauds Latest Drug Approval as Major Breakthrough

09/02/2014 |  MRA Announces 2014-2015 Request For Proposals

08/29/2014 |  MRA Comments to Senate HELP Committee on the Sunscreen Innovation Act

07/31/2014 |  Delaware Bans Indoor Tanning for Minors

07/29/2014 |  MRA Applauds Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer

07/28/2014 |  MRA Applauds Speedy Passage of Sunscreen Innovation Act

07/21/2014 |  (Video) Watch Melanoma Expert Dr. Jedd Wolchok Talk about PD-1 Clinical Trials

07/17/2014 |  Senate Appropriations Committee Increases Funding Available for Melanoma Research

07/15/2014 |  MRA Applauds House Bipartisan Support of the Sunscreen Innovation Act

07/11/2014 |  MRA Hails Launch of Expanded Access Program in Advanced Melanoma

07/07/2014 |  MRA Applauds Hawaii for Becoming 10th State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Minors

07/07/2014 |  MRA Praises Drug Approval in Japan as Game-Changing

06/16/2014 |  MRA Ranked #1 Grant-Giving Disease Foundation by GEN

06/03/2014 |  ASCO Annual Meeting Features Developments in Melanoma Research and Immunotherapies

05/29/2014 |  MRA Applauds Louisiana for Becoming 9th State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Minors

05/29/2014 |  MRA Applauds FDA's Reclassification of Tanning Devices

05/27/2014 |  MRA Welcomes Distinguished Physician-Scientist Suzanne L. Topalian, M.D., to its Board of Directors

05/27/2014 |  MRA Applauds Minnesota for Becoming 8th State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Minors

05/22/2014 |  MRA Applauds Launch of Expanded Access Program in Advanced Melanoma

05/19/2014 |  MRA Makes Historic 2014 Grant Awards of More Than $11 Million

05/14/2014 |  Leveraged Finance Industry Comes Together to Fight Melanoma

05/12/2014 |  Sports Authority Announces May Partnership with MRA for 4th Consecutive Year

05/01/2014 |  It’s THAT Worth It™ Campaign Ambassadors Urge Public to Join the Thunderclap to Raise Awareness to Prevent Melanoma and Support Life-Saving Research

05/01/2014 |  MRA Welcomes New Board Member, Amanda Eilian

04/24/2014 |  The Melanoma Research Alliance Joins SU2C and CRI with Support for Immunology Translational Research Dream Team

04/16/2014 |  AMERICAN IDOL® LIVE! 2014 TOUR Supports the Melanoma Research Alliance

04/10/2014 |  2014 AACR Annual Meeting Features Developments In Melanoma Research

04/08/2014 |  L'Oreal Paris and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) Launch the It's THAT Worth It™ Campaign to Fight Melanoma and Encourage Sun Protection

04/07/2014 |  Wendy Selig Testifies on Behalf of PASS Coalition at a House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Hearing

03/13/2014 |  Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition Applauds Introduction of the Sunscreen Innovation Act

03/11/2014 |  MRA Hails Launch of Expanded Access Program in Advanced Melanoma

02/26/2014 |  The National Coalition for Cancer Research (NCCR) Elects Wendy Selig as President of its Board of Directors

02/06/2014 |  MRA and The Saban Family Foundation Award $2.25 Million in Melanoma Research Grants to Investigators in Israel and the U.S.

01/17/2014 |  MRA and MRF Applaud Appropriations Bill Allocating Funds to Melanoma Research

01/16/2014 |  MRA Mourns the Passing of Dr. Donald L. Morton

01/09/2014 |  MRA Applauds FDA Accelerated Approval of Two Melanoma Therapies in Combination