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Dr. Hayes’ Message of Hope and Gratitude

January 10, 2021

Dr. Sharonne Hayes shares a heartfelt end-of-year message of hope, gratitude, remembrance, and resilience on behalf of the Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program. Her words of encouragement and gratitude are especially appreciated during these challenging times as she discusses the importance of our funds granted to advance SCAD research at Mayo Clinic. Thanks to the […]

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Two Grants Made to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program in 2020

Because of the hard work and generosity of so many, SCAD Research, Inc. made two donations to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program – $50,000 in October to reach a total of $1 million and $70,000 in December. It takes a tremendous volunteer effort to raise $120,000 especially during these uncertain times. We appreciate everyone’s determination, […]

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Virtual SCADaddle & Mayo SCAD@Home a Success!!

November 10, 2020

As you can imagine, it took many, many volunteer hands to organize and implement a successful Virtual SCADaddle weekend! Technical Support We could not have accomplished the depth and breadth of the Virtual SCADaddle weekend without the help of two key people, who volunteered their technical expertise: Amanda Frisbee, a SCAD survivor, who used her […]

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Twelve Survivors Share Their Stories during Virtual SCADaddle

During the Virtual SCADaddle on October 17, twelve survivors shared their amazing stories on Facebook Live. They talked about moving forward one step at a time. They revealed both their struggles and triumphs as they adjusted to their new normal. You will hear a variety of stories from those who had their SCAD years ago […]

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We Did It – We Donated Over $1Million to Research!

October 29, 2020

After years of hard work and the generosity of many, SCAD Research, Inc. recently donated a total of $1 Million to Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program (Rochester, MN) since we started in 2011. We are now a Principal Benefactor at Mayo Clinic! THANK YOU to everyone for making this milestone possible! Mayo Clinic was the […]

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Mayo Clinic Virtual SCAD Research Presentation

Mayo Clinic SCAD Research Program in Rochester, MN presented their latest research findings during our Virtual SCADaddle & Mayo SCAD@Home weekend on October 17, 2020. A special thank you to Drs. Sharonne Hayes, Marysia Tweet, Rajiv Gulati and Patricia Best for sharing their expertise with us. For those of you who remember Mayo Clinic’s first […]

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Updated SCAD Review Published

August 30, 2020

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection – JACC State-of-the-Art Review was recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Click the above link to see an abstract of the review. The full 25 page review, which provides a clinical update on the diagnosis and management of SCAD patients, is available by subscription or to […]

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Seal of Transparency – 98% of Our Revenue to Research

Seal of Transparency 98% of Our Revenue to Research We recently received Guidestar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency, their highest level of recognition. Click SRI Guidestar to review our profile. Guidestar is the largest source of nonprofit information and has collected results information from more than 13,000 nonprofits. In 2019, 98% of our revenue supported research! […]

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New Voices of SCAD Video – Amy’s Story

August 29, 2020

Two years ago, Amy suffered a heart attack. When she arrived at the hospital, she was asked if she had a will and a power of attorney. As part of our Voices of SCAD series, Amy talks about her two SCAD heart attacks at age 33. Thank you, Amy, for candidly sharing your story and […]

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North Carolina, Minnesota, West Coast (CA), National (IL) and Lehigh Valley (PA) 5K SCADaddles Postponed Until 2021

July 15, 2020

Due to the continuing Covid 19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Minnesota SCADaddle (Sept 26), North Carolina SCADaddle (Sept. 26), West Coast SCADaddle (Oct. 3) and National SCADaddle (Oct. 17) until 2021. Emails to current registrants were recently sent out. Lehigh Valley SCADaddle will be part of our expanded […]

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