Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation - MMRF

Welcome to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

The mission of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) is to accelerate next generation multiple myeloma treatments to extend patients’ lives in pursuit of a cure. With its unique end-to-end system in precision medicine, the MMRF is committed to high-quality data generation and open access to that data to drive new insights to clinical trials to optimize care for all patients. 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.


  • MMRF Founder, Kathy Giusti, Profiled on

    March 26, 2018

    Forbes profiles founder, Kathy Giusti, highlighting her own personal journey and the extraordinary results made possible by the MMRF and the entire myeloma community. Read More

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    March 24, 2018

    The MMRF hosts educational Patient Summits around the country, bringing patients and caregivers together with top experts. View Upcoming Summits

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    March 23, 2018

    Kathy Giusti joins Fortune Brainstorm Health panel to discuss Precision Medicine: Where it’s Working and Why. Watch Now

  • Master Protocols in Oncology: A Review of the Landscape

    March 16, 2018

    The Harvard Business School Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator is working with the MMRF and other cancer partners to harness the potential of master protocols in precision oncology. Read More

  • Kathy Giusti, MMRF Founder; PharmaVoice

    March 1, 2018

    MMRF Founder, Kathy Giusti, shares Bold Advice in PharmaVOICE alongside other inspiring female leaders. Read More

  • MMRF's early investment in Selinexor yields promising results

    January 31, 2018

    The MMRF's early investment in Selinexor yields promising results for myeloma patients
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    December 18, 2017

    Founder Kathy Giusti explains how the Harvard Business School Kraft Accelerator program is working across all cancers to speed precision cures
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    December 15, 2017

    "Meeting Highlights for Patients: ASH 2017" Learn about the latest data presented at ASH.
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    November 9, 2017

    Learn how direct-to-consumer marketing strategies can be used to reach patients throughout their cancer journey, co-authored by Kathy Giusti
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    September 11, 2017

    MMRF Founder Kathy Giusti named 1 of 100 Visionaries of our time by the Einstein Foundation
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    September 8, 2017

    Tom Brokaw gives inspiring speech at MMRF Leadership Circle Summit on how his life was changed, for the better, by his diagnosis
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    August 14, 2017

    MMRF Founder Kathy Giusti tells Rebecca Jarvis how the MMRF shares knowledge, collaborates, and builds clinical networks on the No Limits podcast
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    August 10, 2017

    Kathy Giusti addresses Precision Medicine 2017: Breakaway Business Models at Harvard Medical School highlighting the importance of data sharing in cancer treatment
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    August 1, 2017

    MMRF SVP of Research, Daniel Auclair, is chosen as a member of the 2017 PharmaVOICE 100!
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    June 29, 2017

    MMRF launches the Answer Fund, a 3 year, $5M investment in answering the most pressing questions in MM 
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  • MMRFImmunotherapyInitiative-Home

    June 29, 2017

    MMRF announces a 3 year, $15M initiative to bring personalized, innovative immunotherapies to myeloma 
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  • PreventionProject-MMRFHome

    June 29, 2017

    Announcing the first ever research program solely dedicated to the early detection and prevention of Multiple Myeloma
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    June 21, 2017

    HBS Kraft Accelerator co-chairs Kathy Giusti & Richard Hamermesh discuss leveraging Collective Impact to advance Precision Medicine
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    June 19, 2017

    Watch this informative panel on the value of data sharing at Precision Medicine World Conference feat. Kathy Giusti, Bill Dalton (M2Gen), Robert Califf, and Rick Klausner Watch Now

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    May 15, 2017

    Kathy Giusti explains the vital role that the MMRF plays in optimizing a patient's journey and decision-making
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    April 18, 2017

    MMRF Founder Kathy Giusti discusses how innovative systems like the MMRF precision medicine model are overcoming challenges in data-sharing in an interview with PMWC
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    February 23, 2017

    Knowing as much as you can about your cancer can be scary, but Kathy Giusti explains that this information can be vital to bring patients the right, specific precision treatments
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    September 28, 2016

    Former Time Warner CEO & MM patient shares importance of patients being active participants in clinical research Read More

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    September 13, 2016

    MMRF and Memorial Sloan Kettering to launch a new clinical trial to identify potential genomic markers linked to achieving and maintaining deep response to therapy Read More

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    August 1, 2016

    MMRF Founder honored by PharmaVOICE magazine for continued innovation and improving patient outcomes Read More

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    June 3, 2016

    MMRF Founder Kathy Giusti to Co-Chair Harvard Business School/Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator Read More

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    May 24, 2016

    Leaders Applaud MMRF Precision Medicine Model at the Milken Institute Global Conference Watch Now

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    May 6, 2016

    Kathy Giusti sits down with Dr. Nancy Snyderman at the 2016 World Medical Innovation Forum
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    April 27, 2016

    "These 3 Former Business Leaders Are Disrupting Medicine" Read more

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    April 6, 2016

    "Kathy Giusti: The Cancer Patient Who Became an Advocate for Precision Medicine" Read more

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    March 1, 2016

    Learn more about Kathy Giusti and the MMRF at the 2016 Precision Medicine World Conference Learn more

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    February 13, 2016

    Read how MMRF Founder Kathy Giusti took a business approach to cancer advocacy Read More

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    January 4, 2016

    The MMRF and "New Weapons in the Fight Against Multiple Myeloma". Read More

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    August 6, 2015

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

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