Welcome to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) helps accelerate the development of next generation multiple myeloma treatments to extend patient’s lives, and lead to a cure. MMRF brings treatment to multiple myeloma patients 60% faster than the average through collaboration with best in class partners in the US and Internationally. In the process, we are changing the way cancer research is conducted. MMRF, a 501(c)(3), is the number one private funder of multiple myeloma research in the United States.

  • commungateway

    May 19, 2015

    Connect with patients, engage with experts, get the information you need! MMRF CoMMunity Gateway

  • Tom-Brokaw-book

    May 15, 2015

    Tom Brokaw describes his battle with multiple myeloma in his memoir  A Lucky Life Interrupted.

  • Kathy_minicarousel

    May 14, 2015

    Read MMRF Founder and Executive Chairman Kathy Giusti's blog on Forbes: "The Empowered Patient".

  • med_ingsahe2506

    May 13, 2015

    New blog: "Tips to help myeloma patients get help" by Pat Killingsworth. Read now.

  • Tri-State 5K

    May 13, 2015

    Tri-State 5K Walk/Run
    Join us on June 7th
    Register Now

  • Chicago Awards Dinner

    May 11, 2015

    Join us!

    MMRF Chicago Awards Dinner- May 26, 2015. Learn More


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If you have multiple myeloma,
you have options.

At the MMRF, we’re urgently working to develop treatments to extend your life. We can notify you about clinical trials, connect you to other patients with the same disease characteristics, bring you the latest breaking developments, and more. We’re learning every day. You can too.


We Are Beating Multiple Myeloma Now. Join Us.

Multiple myeloma patients have options today because the status quo just a few years ago was, to us, unacceptable.

The model we have created for drug discovery and development is revolutionary. It brings multiple myeloma treatments to trial 60% faster than average. It has resulted in seven multiple myeloma drugs receiving FDA approval in the time it normally takes for one. Through the power of new technology, genomics and immunology, it has extended lives that would have been lost to multiple myeloma yesterday. And it is accelerating all the time. Learn how we are doing it.

To improve the outcome, we partnered with
the best and rewrote the rules.

  • 2015
  • Revlimid® in combination with dexamethasone approved for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients
  • 2014
  • 10 clinical trials opened
  • 2014
  • CoMMpass Study enrollment almost completed
  • 2014
  • MMRC launches
    50th clinical trial
  • 2013
  • CoMMunity and Researcher Gateways launched
  • 2013
  • Pomaylast® approved
  • 2012
  • Kyprolis® approved
  • 2011
  • Record 8 treatments in
    Phase III trials
  • 2011
  • MMRF CoMMpassSM launched
  • 2008
  • Doxil approved
  • 2007
  • Revlimid® approved
  • 2006
  • Thalomid® approved
  • 2004
  • MMRC tissue bank established
  • 2004
  • MMRC founded
  • 2003
  • Velcade® approved
  • 2002
  • Zometa® approved
  • 1998
  • MMRF established

The MMRF changed the multiple myeloma treatment
landscape by removing obstacles and injecting speed at each step of
the research and drug development process.