|Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation|
|Motto||Believe in a cure|
|Headquarters||Santa Barbara, California|
|Location||3944 State Street, Suite 340|
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
|Region served||United States|
|Interim Executive Director||Kathy Wiedemer|
|Medical Liaison||Mary Hesdorffer|
|Outreach Director||Maja Belamaric|
|Website||Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation|
The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation, formerly MARF) is a non-profit organization that funds mesothelioma research, provides services to patients, educates the public, and advocates in Washington, DC for governmental funding for mesothelioma research. The organization's mission is to eradicate mesothelioma, a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, as a life-ending disease.
Its donors include lawyers, companies that have manufactured asbestos products and victims, along with their family and friends.
To date, the foundation has funded over $6.5 million in clinical research and is the host of the annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma.