MRA 2016-2017 Request For Proposals

The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting high-impact translational research from scientists and clinicians around the world. The RFP calls for ideas that have the potential to lead to near-term clinical application in melanoma prevention, detection, diagnosis, staging, and treatment.

Proposals will be accepted for Young Investigator Awards, Established Investigator Awards, Pilot Awards, and Academic-Industry Partnership Awards (for Established Investigators).

All proposals are due by October 21, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. US Eastern Time.

Full descriptions of each award opportunity, including eligibility criteria and instructions can be found in the RFP document: 

2016-2017 Request for Proposals 


Tasheema Prince, MRA Scientific Program Manager

About Melanoma

Melanoma is a leading cause of new cancers, and more effective options for patients and those at risk are urgently needed. Recent scientific and clinical advances have provided new hope, but much work remains to be done to end suffering and death from melanoma.