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Archives for February, 2013

Second Annual 5K Walk/Fun Run for SCAD Research on May 4, 2013

February 26, 2013

SCAD Research will host its annual fundraising awareness walk in Naperville, IL, on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve. Patients, families, Mayo Clinic SCAD researchers, and SCAD Research Scientific Advisory Committee members are making plans to attend this action-packed weekend just outside of Chicago. Friday night features a reunion event for SCAD […]

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SCAD Research Represented at Rare Disease Events in Washington, D.C.

February 25, 2013

In the United States, a disease or disorder is considered rare if it affects fewer than 200,000 people; in Europe, the threshold is drastically lower, at 2,000. SCAD is considered one of the approximately 7,000 rare conditions in the world, because we truly don’t know how many individuals are affected by it. One estimate is […]

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Arizona State University (ASU) Business Plan Presented

February 24, 2013

As a participant in Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business “Student Teams for Entrepreneurship Projects” (STEP) program, SCAD Research has developed a plan to move the nonprofit to increased efficiency and fundraising. Bob Alico, president of SCAD Research, worked with Sun Devil Consulting Group, a team of students. In partnership, the group […]

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Mayo Clinic Begins First Major SCAD Study [Video]

February 10, 2013

Chef Rachel Willin is interviewed by CBS News about her SCAD experience. Dr. Hayes (chairperson of SCAD Research, Inc. Scientific Advisory Committee) also talks about SCAD. Watch video on cbsnews.com

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Living With Heart Disease

February 1, 2013

Amy Nartatez Heinl, a mother of three boys and a SCAD survivor since June, 2010, shares her experience with Women’s Day. Read full article on womensday.org

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