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Woman Receives Bachelors Degree to Commemorate Daughter

Patricia McElveen tragically lost her 11-year-old daughter Abiah  to myocarditis in 2008.  Since thenPatricia has been a strong supporter of the Myocarditis Foundation and has held many awareness events and fundraisers in her community.  However, it is on Saturday, May 3rd that she will complete her largest accomplishment since the passing of Abiah;  Patricia McElveen […]

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Melbourne Patient and Family Meeting

The Myocarditis Foundation will be holding a Patient and Family Meeting in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday, May 3rd.  This meeting will be a chance for patients and families in Australia to come, learn about myocarditis, talk to myocarditis expert Dr.Leslie Cooper, and learn how to help establish a branch of the Myocarditis Foundation in Australia. […]

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2nd Annual Patient and Family Support Meeting – Invitation

We are inviting all individuals and families who have been affected by myocarditis to come and join our 2nd Annual Patient and Family Support Meeting.  Please view the invitation for more details. The Myocarditis Foundation will have several talks by world-renown myocarditis experts so you can learn about the disease itself, the ongoing research in the […]

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The Myocarditis Foundation’s 2nd Annual Patient and Family Support Meeting Save-The-Date

The Myocarditis Foundation will be holding is 2nd Annual Patient and Family Support Meeting from June 7th-June 8th, 2014 in Point Pleasant, NJ.  Please see the attached flyer for the official Save-The-Date. The Patient and Family Support Meeting is an opportunity for those affected by myocarditis to come together, learn about the disease, discover the leading […]

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The Myocarditis Foundation Announces its 2013 Grant Recipient for the 2014/15 Grant Cycle

 The Myocarditis Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be funding a research fellowship grant for the 2014/15 grant cycle.  The Myocarditis Foundation will be funding a research grant awarded to Dr. Yuji Nagatomo of the Cleveland Clinic in the amount of $35,000.  Dr. Nagatomo is under the mentorship of Dr. Wilson Tang of […]

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Quinn’s Cup

On January 11th, the city of Edina, MN came together to honor and remember Quinn Kirsch. Eight-year-old Quinn tragically passed away suddenly on January 7, 2013 due to myocarditis. Quinn loved playing outdoor hockey and it was Quinn’s hockey coach that came up with the idea for a hockey tournament to remember and celebrate Quinn. […]

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2013 in Review

I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you the wonderful achievements of the Myocarditis Foundation this past year, as well as the exciting plans and projects for 2014. The Myocarditis Foundation marks 2013 with many significant accomplishments, all helping to achieve our mission or awareness, research, and support.   One of our biggest accomplishments […]

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High School Essay Wins Funds for the Myocarditis Foundation

Keri Behles’ Health Class was asked to write an essay about a health-related organization that they deemed worthy of donations from her High School.  Keri chose the Myocarditis Foundation to honor her fellow-classmate and friend Rhett Lundy, who had passed away from Myocarditis last year.  Keri’s essay won and the students donated their own money […]

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The Myocarditis Foundation’s Family Support Meeting and Researcher Workshop

On September 22nd and 23rd, the Myocarditis Foundation (MF) held its first Family Support Meeting and Researcher Workshop in Orlando, Florida.  The Myocarditis Foundation held these two events in conjunction with the Heart Failure Society of America’s (HFSA) Annual Scientific Meeting.  HFSA had invited the Myocarditis Foundation to co-host a myocarditis symposium with experts from […]

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Rojas Family Story

On Monday, the Denver Rapids published the story of the Rojas family on their website, click here to read the full story.  This story tells the tragic tale of one family’s mission to turn their grief into advocacy.  Elysa, just shy of her third birthday, suddenly passed away due to Viral Myocarditis in January, 2013. […]

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