Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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West Coast (CA) 5K SCADaddle for Research Registration Open

July 15, 2017

Register today to join survivors and supporters for our 3rd West Coast 5K fun run/walk for research on September 9 in beautiful Carlsbad, California. Registered participants receive a participation medal and a 5K t-shirt. Special events are planned on Friday and Saturday evenings for survivors and supporters including families whose loved ones did not survive. […]

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Celebrating Another Successful 5K in Bethlehem, PA!

July 13, 2017

On June 10, our second Lehigh Valley 5K SCADaddle for Research was a huge success thanks to the hard work of many! Over 175 participants registered including 19 survivors along with the family and friends of Meagan, who did not survive. Due to the generosity of individuals and businesses, over $35,000 was raised! The weekend […]

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Watch Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program Presentation

June 8, 2017

Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program presentation of their latest research findings is now available on our YouTube Channel. Sharonne Hayes MD, Marysia Tweet MD and Jeanne Theis PhD (genetics lab) attended our 6th National 5K SCADaddle for Research on May 6 in Wheaton, IL and presented their latest research findings afterwards at Edward Hospital in […]

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Lehigh Valley 5K SCADaddle for Research Registration Open

February 28, 2017

Mark your calendar for our 2nd annual Lehigh Valley 5K SCADaddle for Research on June 10! Register now and join the fun while raising money for much needed research. The 5k will once again take place on the paved trail around the park at the Bethlehem Township Community Center in Bethlehem, PA. Medals will be […]

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National (IL) 5K SCADaddle for Research Registration Open

February 26, 2017

Register today to join survivors and supporters at the 6th Chicago-area 5K chip-timed run/walk on May 6 at Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton, IL. Click to register or for details about the 5K, Survivor Reunion events, hotel reservations and more. Awards/recognitions will be given to top male/female finishers overall, top three male/female finishers in 15 age […]

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Help Raise SCAD Awareness in Medical Community

February 23, 2017

We just finished a flyer about SCAD geared to the medical community. We are counting on you to print and help distribute these flyers to the medical community in your area. Don’t forget about your local 911 center, fire departments, ED trainers, EMTs/paramedics and emergency room professionals who are often the first to diagnose and […]

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Video of $175,000 Donation Presentation

February 1, 2017

We hope you will take a few minutes to watch our ceremonial check presentation to Mayo Clinic on December 5 and hear Dr. Hayes’ words of appreciation. For the first time, you’ll be able to watch Deb (survivor) and Dave (board member) McGarry present the check on your behalf and Dr. Hayes’ expression of appreciation […]

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New Handout on SCAD!

January 30, 2017

We now have a wonderful flyer that explains SCAD and encourages donations thanks to survivor Tuesday Hanavan. Please feel free to print and informally distribute this flyer to your family and friends. We have multiple copies available to use for fundraisers and SCAD awareness events. Contact us at scadinfo@scadresearch.org for additional information and support. Fundraisers […]

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Our 2016 Donation to Research – $175,000!

December 2, 2016

Thanks to the hard work and generosity of many, the board of directors approved a donation of $175,000 to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program – that’s $50,000 more than our donation last year! Since SCAD Research Inc. began in 2011, we have donated a total of $435,000 to help advance Mayo Clinic’s groundbreaking research on […]

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Announcing….SCAD Research Australia, Inc.

December 1, 2016

Survivor Sarah Ford, president of the new SCAD Research Australia Inc., sent us an email today letting us know they were just approved as a Not for Profit Health Charity with tax deductible status in Australia. Their plan is to raise money for much needed research at Mayo Clinic. SCAD Research Australia’s mission is to […]

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