T.J. Martell Foundation

The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry's largest foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding cures for leukemia, cancer and AIDS.  The Foundation sources and supports early-stage research projects aimed at developing more effective clinical treatments for patients which otherwise might not be funded.

Happening Now
Upcoming Events
Mar 30th
7th Annual Nashville Honors Gala

Southern Region
Save the date of March 30th for the 7th Annual Nashville Honors Gala, honoring seven esteemed citizens at the Omni Hotel!

Apr 1st
13th Annual Affair of the Hat

Southern Region
Featuring dozens of exquisite, one-of-a-kind hats. Hosted by Kacy Hagerty and Storme Warren at Stacey Rhodes Boutique in Nashville

May 1st
Women Of Influence NYC

East Coast
The Women of Influence Awards will honor outstanding women who have achieved outstanding goals in business and inspire other women around the globe.

May 15th
Women of Influence LA

West Coast
The Women of Influence Awards honors dynamic women whose personal and professional success inspires other women around the globe.

In The News
Seven Distinguished Women Named as Honorees for the T.J. Martell Foundation 2015 Women of Influence Awards and Luncheon

New York Awards will honor Radio Personality Delilah, Dr. Jimmie C. Holland, M.D., NBC TODAY Show’s Natalie Morales, New York City Transit Union Local 100’s Latonya Crisp-Sauray, Designer Elaine Turner, Executive Vice President Corporate Development and CFO of SESAC, Kelli Turner and StriVectin CEO JuE Wong

New Director of Leukemia/Lymphoma Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Announced

Gene mutations may predict melanoma response to immunotherapies

Gene Identified As A "Master Regulator" Will Have A Major Impact On Development Of Treatments For Prostate Cancer

Alison Krauss Joins Recently Announced Stars at 7th Annual Nashville Honors Gala on March 30th

Alison will join Chip Esten, Lady Antebellum, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and Matthew West at the 7th Annual T.J. Martell Honors Gala to be held Monday, March 30th at the Omni Hotel.


Ronnie James Dio Stand Up & Shout Cancer Fund Presents $100,000 to T.J. Martell Foundation for Gastric Cancer Research

T.J. Martell Foundation Remembers Walleman in Young Investigators Award for Sarcoma Research

T.J. Martell Foundation Celebrates its 39th Annual NY Honors Gala

Ben Harper and Chayanne to Present at New York Honors Gala

New York Family Day Photo Slideshow Featuring Pitbull, Hilary Duff, Bleachers, Timeflies, Us The Duo, Bea Miller, And More

T.J. Martell Foundation Makes Network TV Debut on ABC's Hit Show Nashville

Lucy Hale & More to Perform at T.J. Martell Foundation's 6th Annual Family Day LA

Dallas Austin, Frank Ski, Robin Meade, Chaka Zulu, Jan Smith team up for charity

My Cancer Genome launches new mobile app

T.J. Martell Foundation Announces The New York Bowling Bash

Opening Reception for Bob Dylan's The Drawn Blank Series Benefits T.J. Martell Foundation.

Billboard Music Awards Pre-Party Supports T.J. Martell Foundation

Best Cellars Dinner Dallas breaks records to benefit lung cancer research

Women of Influence Awards Raises $100,000 for Cancer Research

Vanderbilt Study Tracks New Lung Cancer Drug Target

Billionaires with Big Ideas are Privatizing American Science

T.J. Martell Gala Reminds Industry of a Greater Fight

With T.J. Martell Foundation Funding, Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative Finds The Best Methods To Identify, Treat and Prevent Cervical Cancer in Africa

Cutting-Edge Study from Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative Launches; In Part, Funding from the T.J. Martell Foundation

Fast Company Names Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai as One of World's Top Ten Most Innovative Companies in Big Data

Tackling a Racial Gap in Breast Cancer Survival

Marcie Allen Named President of T.J. Martell Foundation 2014 National Board of Directors

Young AIDS Researchers Visit Botswana Under Leadership of Dr. Max Essex

Prostate Cancer Biomarker May Predict Patient Outcomes

Carrie Underwood Honored by T.J. Martell Foundation at Honors Gala NY

Music's Finest Come Together at Family Day LA to Help Raise Funds for T.J. Martell Foundation

L.A. Family Day To Honor Bruce Eskowitz, Phil Guerini & Michael L. Klausman

Artworks For The Cure 2013 Raises More Than $1 Million

Mark Steines Will Host Artworks for the Cure

Test Could Identify Which Prostate Cancers Require Treatment

NIH Grants $5.2M to Vanderbilt Colon Cancer Investigator

Artworks For The Cure To Be Held At The Barker Hangar October 11th-13th

Greyson Chance, Emblem3 Join Family Day NY Lineup

Team Martina Raises $40,550 for T.J. Martell Foundation

Ludacris and Joel Katz Help Kick Off Atlanta Best Cellars Dinner

Obesity Makes Cancer Harder to Treat - Interview with Martell-Funded Researcher at CHLA

T.J. Martell Foundation Hires Tinti Moffat, Director of Strategic Development

T.J. Martell Foundation Hires Director of Strategic Marketing

Family Day New York will Honor Paradigm's Marty Diamond

T.J. Martell Foundation Tees Off at Celebrity Golf Classic

Vanderbilt Study Finds State-to-State Variation in Benign Lung Disease Diagnosis

Craig Campbell Announces Final Cornhole Challenge Details

T.J. Martell Foundation Celebrates Inaugural Women of Influence Awards

T.J. Martell Unveils New Video Campaign

Martell Honors Tap Influential Women

Vanderbilt's Dr. Moses Receives AACR’s Lifetime Achievement in Research Award

T.J. Martell Foundation To Host 14th Annual Nashville Best Cellars

Craig Cambell to Host Celebrity Cornhole Tournament to Benefit T.J. Martell Foundation

Elle Varner will Perform at T.J. Martell Foundation's Women of Influence Awards

T.J. Martell Foundation Recognized in Time Magazine for Breast Cancer Grant

Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Acute Type of Leukemia

Jeff Bridges Introduces T Bone Burnett at the Nashville Honors Gala

Nashville Honors Gala features Vince Gill, T Bone Burnett, Butch Spyridon, volunteer Peggy Joyce

Massion Named to Lead Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s Thoracic Program

Crested Butte Songwriters Festival Features Hit-makers and Raises Funds for Cancer Charities

Long-Term Functional Outcomes after Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer

Montgomery Gentry Will Return as Celebrity Hosts of the 5th annual Country on the Beach

Martina McBride Fans Raise Almost $40,000 for Breast Cancer Research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Martell Foundation Unveils Music's Promise for a Cure Campaign

Congratulations to Southern Region Board member Lisa Harless for being recognized by her employer and the music industry for all she does in the Nashville community!

In Girl’s Last Hope, Altered Immune Cells Beat Leukemia

F.D.A. Gives Early Approval to Drug for Rare Leukemia

Team Martina Reaches $30,000 for Breast Cancer Grant

New Research from Vanderbilt on Antioxidants and Prostate Cancer

Martell-Funded Prostate Cancer Research Published in Cancer Discovery Journal

Vanderbilt Study Finds That Green Tea Reduces Rate of GI Cancers

In Mice, Combining Cancer Vaccine and Low-Dose Anti-Angiogenesis Drug Shows Promise against Breast Cancer

One Direction Donates to T.J. Martell Foundation Through Charity Buzz Auction

37th Annual Honors Gala Brings Out Celebrities and VIP's from the World of Music & Entertainment

Randy Jackson Praises Tony Martell at 37th Annual Awards Gala

T.J. Martell Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins “Family Day”

Randy Jackson Comes East While “American Idol” Cools Off

Young Cancer Survivor Describes Her Journey

Exercise, Behavioral Therapy Reduce Menopausal Symptoms Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment

HIV Drug Blocks Growth of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Cells

Treatment Options for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Expand and Evolve

Three top toques — Del Grande, Fearing, Keating — reign in the kitchen, rule on the dance floor

Stress, depression may affect cancer survival

CNN contributor Amanda Enayati ponders the theme of seeking serenity: the quest for well-being and life balance in stressful times.

Atlanta Best Cellars Dinner

Atlanta Best Cellars Dinner at the InterContinental Hotel Buckhead

18th Annual Madison Walk-a-Thon

New York
The 18th Annual Madison, NJ Walk-a-thon returns for another year and hopes to raise an unprecedented $150,000!

How You Can Help
Who We Fund
Sloan KetteringChildren's HospitalVanderbiltWinship Cancer Institute at Emory UniversityMount Sinai Medical CenterColumbia-Presbyterian Cancer CenterMayo ClinicHarvard School of Public HealthMD Anderson