MPN Research Foundation

Partner. Advocate. Friend. At the MPN Research Foundation, we’re committed to standing with you in the fight against polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombocythemia (ET) and myelofibrosis (MF) – the group of blood cancers collectively known as myeloproliferative neoplasms.

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Providing education and resources for a better today. Investing in research for a better tomorrow.

MPNRF By the Numbers

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Recent News

Researchers at Mount Sinai Investigate a Novel Class of Drugs for MPN Patients

MPN News | 5/14/19

Researchers in The Tisch Cancer Institute's Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) Program at Mount Sinai is investing a novel class of drugs for MPN patients.

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MPNRF Celebrates 1st Annual Founder's Day

MPN News | 5/6/19

The MPN Research Foundation is celebrating our first annual Founder's Day in memory of Robert (Bob) Rosen, the person who started it all almost 20 years ago. Today, May 6th is particularly special as it was Bob's birthday, and we look forward to celebrating his legacy on this day for years to come.

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Clinical Trial for AVID200 Doses First MF Patient

MPN News | 4/25/19

A TGF-Beta inhibitor - AVID 200 - is joining the race for new therapies for myeloproliferative neoplasms.

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What is Primary Myleofibrosis (MF)?

Primary Myleofibrosis (MF)

PMF is a chronic blood cancer in which excessive scar tissue forms in the bone marrow and impairs its ability to produce normal blood cells.

Learn about PMF

What is Essential Thrombocythemia (ET)?

Essential Thrombocythemia (ET)

Most commonly diagnosed in women over the age of 50, ET is associated with a proliferation of platelet precursors in the bone marrow and complications frequently include blood clotting and/or bleeding.

Learn about ET

What is Polycythemia Vera (PV)?

Polycythemia Vera (PV)

The disease is most common in men over the age of 60, but anyone can develop PV. PV patients typically experience an elevated red blood cell count, an elevated platelet count and an enlarged spleen, especially over time.

Learn about PV

Patient Stories

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Ryan Tellini's Journey with Interferon Myelofibrosis (MF)

Learn about MF patient Ryan Tellini and his journey with Interferon.

Meet Ryan Tellini's Journey with Interferon

Linda Reekie Polycythemia Vera (PV)

Meet PV patient, Linda Reekie from Port St. Lucie, FL

Meet Linda Reekie

Nancy Francis Essential Thromobocythemia (ET)

Meet ET patient, Nancy Francis from Gander Bay, Newfoundland

Meet Nancy Francis

Jessica Harshbarger Essential Thromobocythemia (ET)

Meet ET patient, Jessica Harshbarger from Chicago, IL

Age: 42 Meet Jessica Harshbarger

Jen Hawkins Essential Thromobocythemia (ET)

Meet ET patient, Jen Hawkins from Tri-Cities, Washington

Age: 31 Meet Jen Hawkins

Karolyn Reder Myelofibrosis (MF)

Meet MF patient, Karolyn Reder of Bay City, Michigan

Age: 36 Meet Karolyn Reder

With an orphan disease, the support can be hard to find. I found that support at the MPN Research Foundation.

Juan Alderete, PV 06

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Julie and her family joined team MPN and created HikeMF to join the fight against MPNs.

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