Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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  • Announcing…2023 SCADaddle for Research Run/Walk Dates


    The 5K SCADaddle© for Research run/walks raise tens of thousands of dollars for research. Survivors, their supporters and families/friends who lost a loved one to SCAD (our SCAD Angels) join together to meet, support each other and raise funds for research. Our run/walks are organized by volunteers and are open to everyone including the general […]

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  • Total of $110,000 Grant to Mayo Clinic in 2022


    We wanted to share the thank you note received from Dr Sharonne Hayes after she received SCAD Research, Inc. additional $20,000 grant. This additional grant brings our 2022 gift to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program to $110,000. We truly appreciate the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Team’s dedication to find answers about SCAD. Thank you to […]

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  • Additional $20,000 Grant to Mayo Clinic….


    On Wednesday 12/28/22 we checked our PO Box and found a number of generous donations! Plus, we received several wonderful online donations too. We were quite surprised and extremely grateful. The Board did a quick calculation on these recent donations and decided to increase this year’s gift to the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program by […]

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  • 2022 Donation – $90,000 to Research!!!!


    SCAD Research, Inc. Board of Directors recently awarded $90,000 to the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program under the leadership of Dr. Sharonne Hayes. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN was the first institution to begin researching SCAD in 2010. When Bob Alico, our President, notified Dr. Hayes about this year’s $90,000 donation, she responded: What absolutely WONDERFUL […]

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