Scientific Retreat

MRA’s Annual Scientific Retreat is the premier annual convening of global thought leaders from across the melanoma research community. By bringing together physician scientists, pharmaceutical and biotech representatives, government officials, and patient advocates, this invitation-only, think-tank style conference aligns key stakeholders to present and discuss emerging ideas and issues shaping melanoma research from bench to bedside. 

Previous Retreat Agendas and Reports

MRA 2020 Scientific Retreat

February 26 - February 28, 2020, in Washington, DC. 

The three-day Retreat took place February 26 – 28, 2020 in Washington, DC. It  included 20+ presentations – many containing unpublished data – from early career scientists, established investigators, & interdisciplinary teams. The Retreat also includes a day-long Melanoma > Exchange Advocate Forum and exclusive opportunities for industry, government, and academic leaders to connect.

2020 Retreat Agenda

Read the 2020 Retreat Report: 

Melanoma Research Report 2020

Melanoma > Exchange Advocate Forum

Each year the Melanoma Research Alliance, the world's largest non-profit funder of melanoma research, hosts an exciting half-day Melanoma > Exchange Patient & Advocate Forum to bring together patients, loved ones, and researchers together to learn about cutting-edge advances in melanoma, the research pipeline, and the latest in melanoma prevention and early detection. 


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