Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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  • SCAD Research, Inc Story in Mayo Magazine!


    We are honored that SCAD Research, Inc. founder, Bob Alico’s story is on the homepage of Mayo Clinic Magazine! Check out what motivated Bob to start SCAD Research, Inc. and what has been accomplished since 2011. After reading, please share with your family, friends and anyone in between. Thank you Bob and everyone who has […]

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  • SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week


    SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week is February 19-25. This is the perfect week to spread the word. Wondering what can you do to raise awareness about spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)? Here are a few ideas: Contact your local newspapers & radio/TV stations, introduce yourself and offer to tell them your story. Submit your story […]

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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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Are you a SCAD survivor? Has SCAD affected your family or friends? Let your voice be heard! You can use the "Tell Your Story" link below to submit your information and it will be posted in the blog section of the website (see "Read Stories"). Or, tell your story in a video and send it to us by email. Short (2-3 minute) videos will be posted on our youtube channel.

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