17 Jul
Myocarditis News

Great News for Pericarditis Sufferers!

Great News for Pericarditis Sufferers! Kiniksa announced yesterday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Orphan Drug designation for...
6 Jul
Awareness & Fundraising

“Still Defending” is the Story of a Professional Soccer Player Struck by Viral Myocarditis

In December 2017, Drew Beckie was in Finland to train with a top circuit soccer team who he had a tentative playing contract with.  While visiting friends in...
29 Jun
Research News

Great News for Recurrent Pericarditis Sufferers…

Earlier today, Kiniksa announced an update on rilonacept, an investigational therapy in development for the treatment of recurrent pericarditis.  Kiniksa...
25 Jun
Awareness & Fundraising

Questions to Ask Your Doctor When Suspecting Myocarditis

Classified as a rare disease, myocarditis is misdiagnosed by physicians and is the 3rd leading cause of sudden death in young people. Most commonly caused by...
11 Jun
Awareness & Fundraising

5th Annual Myocarditis Foundation Gala Cancelled due to Covid-19

Sadly, many of us have been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. We truly hope though that the majority, if not all of you have only been affected by the...
5 Jun
Research News

The Role of Inflammation in Heart Failure

Myocarditis may be classified as rare, but it affects thousands of adults and children each year. Myocarditis is inflammation of the myocardium (heart muscle)...
26 May
Awareness & Fundraising

Virtual Fundraiser Remembers a Family Member Lost to Viral Myocarditis

Ann’s sister Mary Ehrlinger passed away in 2009, at the age of 38 while training for the Madison Ironman, in Madison Wisconsin. Mary loved running and the...
25 May
Myocarditis News

The Need for Myocarditis Awareness

In the United States, there is a great need for myocarditis awareness. This cardiovascular disease is the third leading cause of sudden death in children and...
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