Myocarditis Foundation

Welcome, News and Media Representatives!

Myocarditis Foundation News and Media Center

Myocarditits Foundation in the newsThe Myocarditis Foundation is the only nonprofit organization devoting all of its resources to saving the lives of those who will be touched by myocarditis. We’re dedicated to developing and maintaining an array of awareness and educational programs for physicians, researchers, patients and the public.

We’re available to media for questions about myocarditis research and community impact. If you are a member of a news or media organization, please contact our Communications Coordinator:

Communications Coordinator: Candace(at)MyocarditisFoundation.org
Office: (281) 713-2962

Myocarditis Ads

Myocarditis Awareness [PDF 354kb]

Press Release Archive

The Myocarditis Foundation Welcomes Previous Fellowship Grant Recipient to the Medical Advisory Board!

Dr. Bettina Heidecker, the 2007 Myocarditis Foundation Fellowship Grant recipient, has just been appointed to the Myocarditis Foundation Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Heidecker’s title of her research at that time was: “Gene Expression Profiling for Detection of Myocarditis.” Since that time, Dr. Heidecker, has worked with Dr. Joshua Hare at the University of Miami Interdisciplinary […]

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

Save the Date!

The Myocarditis Foundation 4th Annual Patient, Family and Researcher Meeting will be held again in conjunction with the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) conference on Friday evening September 16th and Saturday September 17th at the Gaylord Palms in sunny Orlando, Florida! Please set aside those days now as it will prove to be an […]

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

The Myocarditis Foundation Announces its 2015 Grant Recipient for the 2016/2017 Grant Cycle

The Myocarditis Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be funding a research fellowship grant for the 2016/2017 grant cycle. The Myocarditis Foundation will be awarding the research grant to Dr. Jon Sin of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the amount of $40,000. Dr. Sin is under the mentorship of Dr. Ralph Feuer of Cedars-Sinai […]

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

The Myocarditis Foundation 4th Annual Patient, Family and Researcher Meeting

Our 4th Annual Patient, Family and Researcher Meeting has been set for September 16th and 17th at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Orlando, Florida. We had a very positive meeting last September, with so many of our families joining us from all over the country and even Canada. We look forward to seeing them again, […]

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

The Myocarditis Foundation Announces its 2014 Grant Recipient for the 2015/16 Grant Cycle

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

Posted by Myocarditis Foundation in Myocarditis News, Press Releases.

Thank You to Boston Scientific

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 […]

Posted by Myocarditis Foundation in Myocarditis News, Press Releases.

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.

If you are a member of a news or media organization, please contact our Communications Coordinator directly at (281) 713-2962.