In the News

  • The Mountain Miracle and Wally’s Journey To Bike 1250 Miles


    What started as a family ski trip in December 2013 quickly turned into a life-threatening emergency for his Wally’s daughter. Now, Wally Posner and his family are determined to bring awareness to the little-known condition that nearly took his daughter’s life. Read about Mountain Miracle and Wally’s journey to bike 1250 miles and raise $500,000 […]

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  • Dr. Hayes & Dr. Olson SCAD Research Presentation Video


    This year, SCAD Research Inc. was privileged to have both Dr. Sharonne Hayes, SCAD research team lead at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) and Dr. Timothy Olson, principle investigator of SCAD DNA research, share their latest research findings during the lunch following the 5K SCADaddle for Research. Click on this YouTube link to watch the 1.5 […]

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  • The Mountain Miracle – One Family’s SCAD Story


    This past December, Wally Posner and his family were skiing when Danielle, his healthy, 20 year old daughter suffered a spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) on a mountaintop in Colorado. After the ski patrol’s heroic efforts, an ambulance ride to Vail and a medevac ride to Aurora, CO, Danielle’s life was saved. As Wally learned […]

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