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2021 SCADaddles Postponed to 2022

August 14, 2021

Due to the Delta variant and based on concerns expressed by health professionals, the Board of Directors made the very difficult decision to postpone all 2021 5K SCADaddle for Research run/walks until 2022. Concern for safety is our priority. Those who registered along with the event sponsors should be receiving an email regarding the cancellation. […]

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Reserve Your Spot for Aug. 27 Dinner & Mayo Clinic Presentation w Q&A

August 2, 2021

We are honored to have Drs. Sharonne Hayes (team lead), Timothy Olson (genetic lab) and Rajiv Gulati (Cath lab) join us for the National SCADaddle on Aug. 28 and present their latest research findings on Friday, Aug. 27 after dinner. We will also share a recorded presentation from Dr. Marysia Tweet, Mayo Clinic’s key SCAD […]

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Celebrating Our 10 Year Anniversary!

July 31, 2021

On July 6, 2011 SCAD Research, Inc. became an IRS approved 501 (c)(3) nonprofit public charity. Thanks to the hard work and support of many, we have raised and donated over $1 million to research since we started! SCAD Research, Inc. (SRI) is an all-volunteer organization. SRI was started by Bob Alico after his active, […]

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SE Florida SCADaddle Recently Added!

July 16, 2021

Registration for our new SCADaddle in SE Florida is now open! This brings us to seven SCADaddles being planned in 2021. Check out the details and register today for one or more of the following SCADaddles: National (Chicago area) August 28 Michigan (Harrison Township, NE of Detroit) September 11 Minnesota (St. Paul) September 25 North […]

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5K SCADaddle© Registrations Now Open

June 22, 2021

We are excited to announce five of our six in-person 5K SCADaddle for Research events are now open! Check out the details and register today for one or more of the following SCADaddles: National (Chicago area) August 28 Michigan (Harrison Township, NE of Detroit) September 11 Minnesota (St. Paul) September 25 North Carolina (Mt Ulla, […]

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SCAD Survivor Social a Success!

March 19, 2021

The virtual SCAD Survivor Social on February 26 was the highlight of SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week (February 21-27). After a brief welcome, a panel with four survivors shared their experiences. Afterwards, participants broke into small groups by regions. Participants were able to easily move between regions. A big thank you to Carol Zich for […]

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SCAD Survivor Social – Feb. 26

February 21, 2021

Sign up today for our SCAD Survivor Social on Fri, Feb. 26 at 7pm (CST)! We’ll begin the social with a panel of survivors who had their SCAD 5-10+ years ago: Laura Cory-Haywood, Claudia Kime, Deion Cross, Audrey Tatar and Amy Klatt Cavaliere. They will share their experiences. Afterwards we’ll break into small groups by […]

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SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week© 2021

February 12, 2021

SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week is February 21-27, 2021, the third full week in February. While we hope you will raise awareness year-round, February 21-27 is a great time to get the word out. There are many ways to raise awareness including: Sharing your story on social media and your local news outlets such as […]

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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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