The 2nd International FMD Research Network and SCAD Symposium took place in Cleveland, Ohio on May 18th-19th. The meeting was co-chaired by Dr. Heather Gornik, Dr. Jeffrey Olin and Dr. Esther Kim.

Over 100 clinicians and researchers worldwide from the United States, Canada and Europe came together to share the latest knowledge on FMD and SCAD.

Professor Alexandre Persu (UCL) was present to share his FMD expertise.

Cathlin Jamison also participated, representing FMD-Be to share a European patient perspective.

Four working groups came together to address certain FMD and SCAD related issues:

1.      Genetics/Reassessing the FMD Phenotype.

2.      Exercise and Activity After Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection.

3.       Maximizing Collaboration of International Registries.

4.       Patient Advocacy Working Group.

 We will advise you as updates from these working groups become available!

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