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. 

MRA 2022 Scientific Retreat

March 9 - March 11, 2022 — Washington, DC & Virtual

The 2022 MRA Scientific Retreat will continue MRA’s history of featuring scientific excellence, facilitating interaction and early sharing of unpublished data through lectures including keynotes, panel discussions, networking roundtables, and virtual poster presentations. Participants will include leading scientists from the United States and abroad, as well as senior leadership from non-profit foundations, government agencies, industry, philanthropists and other like-minded organizations. Please Note: The retreat is an invitation-only event. 

2022 Scientific Retreat Agenda

Patient Forum Agenda

Patient Forum Recordings

Previous Retreat Agendas and Reports

Read the 2021 Retreat Report:

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Melanoma > Exchange Advocate Forum

Save the Date: March 9, 2022 — Washington, DC & Online

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. 

MRA Retreat