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Press Release Archive

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 […]

Posted by Myocarditis Foundation in Myocarditis News, Past Grant Recipients, Press Releases, Research News.

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 […]

Posted by Myocarditis Foundation in Myocarditis News, Press Releases, Research News.

Teammates for Kids & Kroenke Sports Charity Awards Grant to the Myocarditis Foundation

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 […]

Posted by Myocarditis Foundation in Awareness & Fundraising, Myocarditis News, Press Releases.

Myocarditis Foundation Family & Researcher Meeting in Orlando, FL

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 […]

Posted by Myocarditis Foundation in Awareness & Fundraising, Myocarditis News, Press Releases, Research News.

Funding for Research from the Myocarditis Foundation Leads to a Major Medical Breakthrough

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, […]

Posted by Myocarditis Foundation in Myocarditis News, Press Releases, Research News.

The Myocarditis Foundation and AHA Partner for Second Year in a Row for Research Grant Funding

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. This will […]

Posted by Myocarditis Foundation in Myocarditis News, Press Releases, Research News.

The Myocarditis Foundation Visits Capitol Hill

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. Collectively, the Myocarditis Foundation was able to […]

Posted by Myocarditis Foundation in Myocarditis News, Press Releases.

Foundation Receives Grant from Enterprise Holdings Foundation

The Myocarditis Foundation Announces the Receipt of Grant from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation The Myocarditis Foundation, an international non-profit organization, is honored to announce that it has received a grant in the amount of $1,500 from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation. The Enterprise Holdings Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the company that operates the Enterprise […]

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The Myocarditis Foundation Awards Two Research Grants in 2012

The Myocarditis Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be funding two research fellowship grants for the 2013/14 grant cycle.  The Myocarditis Foundation will be funding a research grant awarded to Dr. Chandirasegaran Massilamany of the University of Lincoln in the amount of $35,000 and have co-sponsored a grant with the American Heart Association […]

Posted by Myocarditis Foundation in Myocarditis News, Past Grant Recipients, Press Releases.

New Address

As of January 1st, 2013 the Myocarditis Foundation will have a new address of: 100 W Main St Utica, MN 55979 This is the official mailing address and physical location for the Myocarditis Foundation.  Please be sure to mail all donations or other mail to this address, as our previous address will no longer serve […]

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If you are a member of a news or media organization, please contact our Communications Coordinator directly at (732) 295-3700.