Women make up the majority of heart disease patients in the U.S., but many go undiagnosed because existing tests are designed for men. With a $1 million endowment from The Broad Foundation, the Edythe L. Broad Women’s Heart Research Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai’s Heart Institute funds a scientist devoted solely to research.

44 Million

number of American women affected by heart disease


number of women who die every minute from heart disease


percentage of women at risk for heart disease

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