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about the IMF

history of the IMF
In 1989 three people sat in a coffeeshop talking about what they could do to help make a difference for myeloma patients. Little did they realize how that conversation would not only change their own lives but the lives of thousands around the world.
History of The IMF
The IMF has been serving the myeloma community since 1990.

The Founding of the IMF: A Story of Strength and Courage
This video presentation tells the story of how Susie Novis, Brian Novis, a myeloma patient, and Dr. Brian Durie established the IMF with the mission of educating patients, meeting their emotional needs, and supporting myeloma research.

people of the IMF
'One person can make a difference - two people can make a miracle.' ...Brian Novis, Founder, IMF.
Scientific Advisory Board
The IMF is fortunate to have a distinguished Board Of Scientific Advisors comprised of 47 members, who are world recognized experts in the field of multiple myeloma.

Board of Directors
The IMF is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of patients, doctors and business professionals.

helping the IMF
The IMF is here for the thousands of people who have been diagnosed with multiple myeloma. We have an innovative research program, and we are making great strides. However, we cannot do it alone. We need partners. We need your support.
Donations
Your support helps us help you and thousands of others like you.

THE INTERNATIONAL MYELOMA FOUNDATION RECEIVES HEALTH IMPACT AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE TO MYELOMA PATIENTS AND COMMUNITY
The Wellsphere Health Impact Award honors individuals and organizations making the greatest impact in the lives of patients.

International Myeloma Foundation receives a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent evaluator of charities, for the fourth consecutive year.
According to Charity Navigator, "This consistency in your rating is an exceptional feat, especially given the economic challenges many charities have had to face in the last year."