The Marit Peterson Fund

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The Marit Peterson Fund for Melanoma Research supports research investigating the inherited genome for melanoma under the direction of Jeffrey E. Lee, M.D., Co-Director, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Research Program at M. D. Anderson.



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M.D.Anderson Cancer Center
Marit Peterson Fund for Melanoma Research
PO Box 4470
Houston, Texas 77210-4470



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How the fund supports critical research.


Dr. Jeffrey E. Lee, M.D.

Dr. Jeffrey E. Lee, M.D., Co-Director, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Research Program at M. D. Anderson


Marit’s Fund supports personnel and partners across the globe who are currently analyzing one million individual genetic variations across the entire genome that causes melanoma.

Personnel supported include:

  • Research Scientist, Lee Lab
  • Research Assistant, Lee Lab
  • Data Analyst, MelCORE (Melanoma Core) Database
  • Clinical Data Specialist, MelCORE Database
  • Research Data Coordinator, Melanoma Center
  • MelCORE Lab Manager
  • Statistical Analyst, Senior Statistical Analyst 

Our partners around the world include:

  • UT MD Anderson
    • Department of Surgical Oncology
    • Department of Epidemiology
    • Department of Biostatistics
    • Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology
    • Department of Experimental Therapeutics
  • UT Health Science Center at Houston
    • Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics
  • TGen (Translational Genomics Research Institute), Phoenix, AZ
  • University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
  • H. Lee Moffit Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL
  • GenoMEL (multiple sites in the United Kingdom and Europe)
  • Iceland (deCODE)
  • Autstralia (Queensland, Sydney)


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