Research Grants

Funding Agency:
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

As a leading funder of multiple myeloma research, the MMRF has supported nearly 400 research grants at over 200 institutions worldwide. The MMRF supports innovative research efforts in the most promising areas of science through several grant-making programs.

MMRF Myeloma Omics Initiative: The MMRF Myeloma Omics Initiative will provide successful applicants access to state-of-the-art -omics platforms and analytical resources to analyze bone marrow and peripheral blood samples from patients enrolled in high value clinical studies in multiple myeloma and precursor conditions. The application due date is December 31, 2025.

Research Fellow Awards: The MMRF Research Fellow Award Program is an initiative that supports early career researchers at the post-doctorate, medical fellow or junior faculty levels currently active or interested in research in multiple myeloma. The MMRF will provide $150,000 in research funding over two years to successful applicants who seek to learn more about the biology of multiple myeloma, and identify new approaches to monitor for and treat the disease. All applications are due June 28, 2024.

2023 MMRF Research Scholars Program: This research program will provide financial support for qualified Black and African American researchers and clinicians (MD or PhD) currently active, or interested in pursuing a career, in the field of multiple myeloma. Awardees will be provided with up to $100,000 per year for 4 years to support their career development as researchers in multiple myeloma from post-doctoral to first tenure-track position. The deadline for application submission is Friday, March 31st, 2024.

Agency Website

Funding Type



African American
Junior Faculty
Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows
Women of Color


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

June 28, 2024