The Myocarditis Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be funding a research fellowship grant for the 2015/16 grant cycle. The Myocarditis Foundation will be funding a research grant awarded to Dr. Michael Bode of the University of North Carolina in the amount of $35,000. Dr. Bode is under the mentorship of Dr. Nigel […]
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Press Release Archive
June 7th-8th, 2014 in Point Pleasant, NJ The Myocarditis Foundation was honored to be able to hold its Annual Patient and Family Support Meeting for the second year in a row. This meeting has proved to be invaluable to the patients and families affected by myocarditis, as the Myocarditis Foundation provides the opportunity for these […]
The Myocarditis Foundation would like to extend a large Thank You to Boston Scientific who awarded the Myocarditis Foundation a grant of $3,000 to cover the costs associated with the Myocarditis Foundation’s 2014 Patient & Family Support Meeting. The Myocarditis Foundation is honored to be working with Boston Scientific, an organization dedicated to advancing patient […]
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 […]
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 […]
On August 17th, the Myocarditis Foundation was awarded a $2,500 grant from the Colorado Rapids Teammates for Kids Foundation and the Kroenke Sports Charity of Denver, CO. The Myocarditis Foundation was nominated when a family of the Rapids soccer team lost their young daughter earlier this year to myocarditis. The team sprang into action and […]
We are pleased to announce that the Myocarditis Foundation will be hosting a Family Support Meeting and Researcher Workshop on September 21st-22nd at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, FL. The family meeting is open to anyone who has experience with myocarditis, and we encourage friends and family to attend. This meeting is in conjunction with […]
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has made a significant medical breakthrough in determining a possible cause of myocarditis, thanks to the research done by Dr. Silvio Antoniak. The Myocarditis Foundation awarded a Research Fellowship Grant to Dr. Antoniak at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) in 2009. Since then, […]
The Myocarditis Foundation has partnered with the American Heart Association to co-sponsor a two-year research fellowship grant, to be awarded to an individual working to advance the understanding of the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of myocarditis. Applications are open on May 15th, 2013 and the grant will be awarded in December of 2013.
The Myocarditis Foundation attended the Rare Disease Legislation Advocates (RDLA) annual Conference and Lobby Day in Washington D.C. This conference was open to rare disease organizations and their families to learn more about the legislative process and options organizations have to get their voice heard on Capitol Hill.